England, 1932: Grace Hamblin, the beekeeper's daughter, knows her place and her future, until her father dies. She's alone, except for one man who she just can't shake from her thoughts. Massachusetts, 1973: Grace's daughter Trixie Valentine is in love. But when he has to go home to England, he promises to come back, if she will wait for him. Both mother and daughter are searching for love and happiness, unaware of the secrets that bind them.