After serving in World War II, Steven Caraford wants nothing more than to be a farmer like his father, Eddy. However, his half-brother, Fred nurses a lifelong jealousy and hatred for Steven and would like nothing more than to see him fail in his endeavors. Steven has a lot of support from his parents, neighbors and friends--like Megan Oliphant, the sister of his best friend (who died during the war). Will Steven fulfill his ambition of being in charge of a farm and also win Megan's love? Dreams of Home is the first book in this family saga series and is filled with details of the everyday life on a farm in the late 1940's in Scotland. It's a gentle read, perfect for those who enjoy heartwarming stories.