With nowhere else to go, Harriet Colgan has returned to the sleepy village of Cranfield to sell her beloved aunt and uncle's cottage, the only place she ever called home. When she arrives at Lavender Cottage, Harriet discovers plans to replace the beautiful lavender fields, her uncle's pride and joy, with an industrial warehouse.With time on her hands, she realises she must fight to protect her family's legacy and the village of Cranfield as well. Workaholic businessman Joe Randall was expecting an easy purchase of the lavender fields. But suddenly his quiet life is disrupted by protests from angry locals, organised by Harriet. Can Harriet show Joe that there's more to life than just business? And can Joe change his mind and help Harriet save the lavender fields? Over a long, hot summer, and with the help of a stray dog, perhaps Harriet and Joe can find their way home too.