Connie and Eva are best friends but their families are the worst of enemies...
During the VE Day celebrations, two women meet completely by chance. As Connie and Eva talk they discover they are from feuding families, the Maxwells and the Dixons. But when they both begin nurses' training, they can't deny their natural bond of friendship and become more like sisters.
Their lives intertwine as Connie starts courting Eva's brother, Roger, a bomb disposal expert. In her heart, Connie holds a torch for local artist and freespirit Eugene, but a dark memory from her past makes her wary of trusting any man.
The two women are determined to uncover the secrets that have plagued them and kept the two families at war for so long. But can their friendship survive the shocking truth?
A moving family drama for fans of Maureen Lee and Katie Flynn.