Marlon is forced to apologise to Ross yet again, this time for having a go at him about not protecting Donna. Meanwhile, Donna learns that the teenage sister of an old schoolfriend has gone missing and she convinces Ross to help him look for her. Ross calls off the search after only an hour as the girl has been missing for less than 24 hours. Donna is frustrated and moans about Ross to a secretly delighted Marlon.
Viv hosts her book launch but it is a complete disaster after Turner turns up with a duff local celebrity for the launch and hardly anyone turns up. Viv resorts to bribing the pub customers with free booze just to make up the numbers, while Bob secretly pays some pensioners to buy a copy of the book!
Gray tells Paddy that he can legally take over Rosemary’s role at the vets while Rosemary is still AWOL. He also reassures Paddy that if he suspected something had happened to Rosemary he’d go all out to find her. Perdy is put out that Grayson is concerning himself with her hated mother-in-law and Gray confesses to Katie that he feels torn between Perdy and Rosemary.
Also, Jamie feels insecure about his relationship with Louise.