Oscar-winning actress Willow Carruthers is getting divorced from her rock star husband Kerr - and is shocked to discover they've overspent all their money. Her nanny, Kitty, suggests she and her three children relocate to Kitty's family home near Bristol. Middlemist House is falling apart but Kitty's gardener brother, Merritt, doesn't have the money to restore it. Meanwhile, Willow has been cast for a period piece set in Victorian England and the director desperately needs a manor home for his location. Cue the rest of a predictable story. This may suit readers looking for some purely escapist fiction.