Little Woodford is a quintessential English market town, with charming high street shops, allotments and thriving pubs. A young widow and her children arrive from London after buying the huge, rambling Victorian mansion called the Beeches. Bex Millar hopes to escape from their previous life and from a past involving a tragic incident with her stepdaughter. Bex tries to integrate herself and her family in their new community. She joins a pub quiz team and gets a job in the local bookshop. But it's hard to keep secrets in a small town and when the truth about her past finally emerges, it threatens to destroy her dream of an idyllic life in sleepy middle England
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