One mistake can change your life….
Exeter 1833 Since the recent cholera outbreak, and the tragic loss of his little sister Annie, young Tom Finnimore has been struggling to cope in a dreadful new job. Following a lovers quarrel he foolishly steals some chickens, but unfortunately is caught in the act.
After a traumatic time in prison, Tom finally gets to start again, with his first love by his side. However, life with the beautiful but foolish Mary Ann doesn’t work out and Tom is left alone again, broken hearted.
The handsome widow, Phyllis, gives Tom another chance of happiness, but when her family discover the dark secret of his criminal past, they threaten to destroy him.
On the verge of retirement, the couple realise that Tom’s past could still ruin their daughter’s happiness and prevent her from marrying the man she loves.
Can Tom find peace and redemption at last?