For over five decades, Amber Fulshawe has been at the helm of Denham Silk, the Macclesfield mill that she inherited from her grandmother. With many tumultuous years behind them, Amber and her beloved husband, Jay, are looking to the legacy that their own grandchildren will inherit.
But long-buried secrets and hidden desires have always lain at the heart of the family - as this generation are finding out.
Ambitious Robert is ready to assume his title and is about to marry his adoring cousin, Olivia. But a dark passion threatens to destroy everything he holds dear.
Naive beauty Kate is about to learn that love can be twisted and cruel.
Damaged Nick blames his failing marriage on his domineering father-in-law, but is something else at the heart of his woes?
Domineering Cassandra's influence is waning, but she has one last nasty surprise. On the eve of her 80th birthday, will Amber be able to guide her family and Denham Silk towards a safe future?