Ireland, 1937. Young, beautiful and trusting, Elizabeth Sullivan's world suddenly turns tragic. Pregnant after a brief affair, her family quickly marries her to an older farmer and banishes her to a remote County Kerry peninsula. Here Elizabeth resigns herself to a loveless, brutal marriage and begins to raise a family. This is when Elizabeth's life really begins to change. She knows that she can find true love, but she has to discover a lot about herself first.