A story of loss and grief, love and hope, set on Merseyside in 1920. When her husband dies suddenly, Louise Gilmore and her daughters Edna and Celia are left nothing but debts. Forced to move from their fine Liverpool house and servants to a run-down cottage in Hoylake, the three women must learn to make their way in an entirely new world. Although they live with fear, uncertainty and even despair, the women find there are also unexpected opportunities in store.
'Mourning Doves' is a heartwarming story of family relationships and a powerful portrait of a nation changed for ever by the Great War.