A story of love against the odds. 1662 - England is reeling from the after-effects of civil war, with its clashes of faith and culture.
Seventeen-year-old Will returns home after completing his studies, to begin an apprenticeship arranged by his wealthy father.
Susanna, a young Quaker girl, leaves her family to become a servant in the same town.
Theirs is a story that speaks across the centuries, telling of love and the struggle to stay true to what is most important - in spite of parents, society and even the law.
But is the love between Will and Susanna strong enough to survive - no matter what?