During the reign of King James II, the Doones live on Exmoor as outlaws.
In a nearby village, young Jan Ridd’s father is murdered by one of the Doones.
Some years later, Jan’s illicit friendship with Lorna Doone is rekindled. Despite the risk of being discovered, a romance blossoms.
Simple, straightforward, effective use of the famous romance, with refreshing use of exteriors. (Halliwell’s)