On a windswept beach in County Cork, a woman rescues a young man from the sea. A gifted musician, Luis Meyer's life has fallen apart and he's determined to end it all, until an angel of mercy pulls him from the water...
More than thirty years later, Carrie Cassidy is still reeling following the deaths of her adored parents, John and Sylvie, in a tragic accident. She's flitting from one job to another, unable to move forward, unable to forget the past. She can't even commit to Mark, the love of her life, who has now moved on.
Then a mysterious visitor reveals a secret that forces Carrie to delve into her mother's past. When she does, she discovers a woman struggling to come to terms with her choices - a newlywed who, it seems, was in love with another man.
Determined to find out the truth about her mother's relationship with Luis Meyer, Carrie must confront painful and possibly dangerous truths. And the only person who can help her is the one she's hurt the most.