The Quinns and the McClains. Two families from County Cork, Ireland. Three generations of lives inextricably intertwined by a legacy of promises. Made and broken. . .

By Fathers. . .
During Ireland's civil war, Aiden McClain found recognition and glory—by betraying his best friend Jack Quinn. Too bad he'd forgotten that paybacks could be hell. . .

Sons. . .
Donal McClain had come second to his friend Rory Quinn all his life. That is, until Rory went off to fight in World War II—and Donal married Rory's fiancee. . .

and Lovers
Seamus Quinn had always loved Fiona McClain. So, when Fiona found herself pregnant and alone, Seamus offered to marry her. It was a marriage of convenience. But Seamus wanted Fiona as his wife—in everysense of the word!