Penelope Keeling, a sixty-four-year-old daughter of a famous artist, reflects on her life, and the fate and choices that defined it, when she arrives in the Mediterranean to stay with her headstrong daughter. Shifting through time, and falling into place like the pieces of a jigsaw, the truth of Penelope's rich, heartbreaking and surprising life unfolds.
Jonathan MacKenzie is the founder of a leading brand textile Irish who now heads her daughter Kate (Denise Zich) and her husband Patrick O'Hara (Jens Peter Nünemann). But on his deathbed his past haunts him and confesses the whereabouts of Teresa (Maha-Celine Probst), his granddaughter, daughter of his deceased son, whom he took when he was born and now lives happily with his adoptive family But now the biological mother of the girl on a journey to recover ..
Long-forgotten scandals from the Aird clan's ancestral history continue to be exposed, and the chain of revelations reaches a shocking conclusion.
Irish coastal fish smoking house entrepreneur Robert O'Neill failed to marry his youth love Jane, who went to study in England and wed tycoon Edward Wilson. Robert's wife has terminal cancer and stages her own death, only to have a real fatal incident after telling first lover Conor O'Hara, meanwhile a priest, he's her daughter's biological father. Edward Wilson buys the town' castle as part of his many dirty dealings. Jane and Robert grow together again in opposition to Edward's local project.