The MacDonalds' peaceful lives were suddenly shattered when their parents were killed in an accident. But there were other challenges to face, including an unexpected inheritance and removal to the Sottish Highlands. They had to meet new people, Don, Grant, Adrian and Catriona... but who was Catriona? Were the strange happenings simply to scare them away? And if so, why? What was the old Jimmy Muir's dark secret and what did the future hold in store for sombre Dunmore House?