Clara Casey has more than enough on her plate. Her daughters Adi and Linda were no problem during the usually turbulent teens. Now in their twenties, Adi is always fighting for or against something: the environment or the whale or battery farming; while Linda lurches from one unsatisfactory relationship to the next. As if this wasn't enough, Clara, a senior cardiac specialist, has a new job to cope with ' and now her ex-husband wants something from her ' For Anya, meeting Clara Casey is a miracle. She never intended to leave Poland ' but the love of her life turned sour. Perhaps a new job in a new country will mend her broken heart? Now, newly arrived in Ireland, one minute she's washing car windscreens and the next she is assistant to Dr Clara Casey. Declan is looking forward to joining the clinic ' but what should have been a straightforward six-month posting brings him far more than medical experience. Then there's Father Brian Flynn, who finds his doubts about his calling are assuaged by work in his new parish ' until a nightmare acquaintance threatens his reputation.