Emmerdale's Alan Turner finds himself drawn to a close
The lonely B&B owner has endured a horrendous few
months after losing granddaughter Tricia in an accident
during the Christmas holidays.
Although the tragedy has bought him much closer to wayward
daughter Steph, he would not have coped with the tragedy
without the support of his daughter's pal Shelley.
Shelley - who has always played second fiddle to extrovert
Steph - has always remained in the background during
dramas in the Dales. But her kindly nature and strong
support have been a source of comfort to devastated Alan.
So when he thanks her for all she's done for his grieving
family and says he would love to go out with her, if
he was younger, Shelley is delighted.
She has been harbouring romantic feelings for him for
some time and the pair soon find themselves in a passionate
But as they are smooching, Steph bursts in and witnesses
their new found relationship.
How will she react to the burgeoning love affair?