Liverpool, 1940. As the Luftwaffe turns its attention to Liverpool, Shane Quinn decides to move his family back to the safety of Ireland. But his only child, Dana, refuses. Determined to make it on her own, she heads to the city. Lonely and exhausted, she finally reaches a lodging house on Staple Row. A young girl named Patty answers the door and much to Dana?s relief, she is invited in. They quickly become firm friends and together they join the WAAF. So begins a journey through the hardships of war where both girls will need their friendship more than ever. And when Dana discovers a terrible secret about her past, she will realise just how important family is too.