Heirs of Ravenscar : As the First World War draws to a close, all seems golden for Edward Deravenel, charismatic head of the house of Deravenel. His wife and young children are safe at the family seat of Ravenscar, and his business empire has survived. Yet beneath the surface lies discord. Elizabeth Deravenel, his beautiful society wife, is jealous of his mistress. Her lies and gossip begin to damage the family name. But worse still is Edward's brother George. His reckless behavior and treachery lead to blackmail and betrayal. The fortunes of the house of Deravenel suffer a terrible reversal as one disaster follows another, and tragedy strikes. It is Edward's daughter Bess and her son Harry who must rebuild Deravenels to greatness - whatever it takes . . .