In the Lake District, noisy test flights of the new hydroplane are disrupting life in the village of Near Sawrey. Miss Beatrix Potter can barely hear herself think, which she needs to do for her new case. Grace Lythecoe has been receiving anonymous letters threatening her good name. Beatrix must proceed quietly, so as not to arouse village gossip. And there is yet another piece of business for Beatrix to address: that of her own future. With a second chance at love, sometimes causing a disturbance can be well worth the trouble.