The eagerly-awaited second novel in the Family feud series - Frances Danby has spent the Second World War years longing for her husband Marcus to return. When he does, she is disappointed. Marcus has become withdrawn and begins to drink heavily. She fears for her marriage, particularly when her father-in-law makes unwelcome advances to her. She must face tragedy ahead. Meanwhile, her sister Emily is living happily under Lord Vanes roof, but Vanes wife is jealous of Emily's child. Will she reveal the secret she knows could tear the family apart?