Cleo knows she should be happy for her brother Mark. He's found someone new after the sudden death of his first wife -- but something about Evie just doesn't feel right... When Evie starts having accidents at home, her friends grow concerned. Could Mark be causing her injuries? Called out to their house one night, Sergeant Stephanie King finds two bodies entangled on blood-drenched sheets. And as the accused stands trial, the jury is forced to consider -- is there ever a proper defence for murder?
The British empire was on the verge of revolution and at the centre of events are the Stuart sisters: Mary the Queen, and Anne the Queen-to-be, continually haunted by the memory of their father, James II, whom they have wronged.
Two strangers arrive at Hundred Acre Field and the rumour is that a large housing estate is to be built there. While the protests and public enquiry take place, the villagers have other cause for shaking their heads when Miss Jackson falls in love and Joseph Coggs takes flight from Tyler's Row.