Ellie Browne has found happiness running the Dog & Duck pub in the idyllic village of Little Leyton. Her blossoming romance with handsome property developer Max Golding is going swimmingly, and with her new best friend, Digby the black Labrador, at her side, life couldn't be sweeter. But their peace is shattered when Max's younger sister, Katy, turns up unannounced with a whole heap of attitude. And Max's loyalties are stretched further when his glamorous ex Sasha reappears with a burgeoning secret. With the master of the manor preoccupied with the demands of his 'other women', Ellie's forced to consider if she has any role to play in Max's life or in the village of Little Leyton. Can Ellie get her life and relationship back on track in time for the summer charity ball at Braithwaite Manor?