The Quinns and the McClains. Two families from County Cork, Ireland. Three generations of lives inextricably intertwined by a legacy of promises. Made and broken . . .
By Fathers . . . During Ireland's civil war, Aiden McClain found recognition and glory – by betraying his best friend Jack Quinn. Too bad he'd forgotten that paybacks could be hell.
Sons . . . Donal McClain had come second to his friend Rory Quinn all his life. That is, until Rory went off to fight in World War II – and Donal married Rory's fiancée . . .
and Lovers Seamus Quinn had always loved Fiona McClain. So, when Fiona found herself pregnant and alone, Seamus offered to marry her. It was a marriage of convenience. But Seamus wanted Fiona as his wife – in every sense of the word!