Eva has had enough of Rhett’s cheating and vows to change the situation for herself and her children.
Haylan and Bentley are growing like weeds, and Mildred realizes they’ll soon be starting families of her own. With Marigold married and moved out, she’s not sure if she wants her sister-in-law to continue to live with her.
Ayre’s new tailor may bring new ideas, along with new fashions.
The Monk’s Inn is reclaimed by the Cassoulet family after soldiers finally leave the Vale, and Liam, the innkeeper, begins to rebuild his life.
The Baronet’s mother-in-law seeks to improve her position in society and the Baronet is in need of a wife.
As she nears confinement for the birth of their second child, Anais finds herself in an unexpected situation.
Misfortune continues to plague the Gothard family, and Hadley makes an unexpected choice.
Newlyweds Giles and Gertrude Porter re-open the Hefty Hedgehog and Giles and Leonid Stroganov discuss starting a merchants’ guild in Ayre.
The community of Ayre holds its first wedding feast since the plague and war ended, and Gertrude Wise joins the Yeomanry by marrying Giles Porter. Meanwhile, the Gothard’s are dealing with obstacles to their own happy marriages.
It is time for Giles Porter to take a wife, and after surviving the betrothal negotiations, he finds he warms up to the idea more than he anticipated.