The final instalment in the Victorian Meryen Saga series.
Matthew Faraday, squire of the mining village of Meryen, decides to hold a May Day festival.
But the day is spoiled for him when he argues with spirited Clemency Kivell, the girl he loves.
Meanwhile, trouble is brewing in the village for more than one family.
Matthew struggles to cope without Clemencys support but when Clemency realizes her feelings for him, has she left it too late?