Anna MacRae is only five years old when her mother dies in child-birth one bleak wintry day in 1940. She is left with twin baby sisters and a father fighting some-where in Europe. They are taken in by Elsie and Bert Dixon and are moved to the countryside. Anna is a gifted child, with a warm personality, but not so her twin sisters: something is not quite right with them. Years later, after giving birth to twin sisters of her own, must Anna make peace with the sisters who tried to ruin her life, if she is to find her own true happiness...'