In Carniskey, a small fishing village in Ireland, the community is divided, wracked by grief and guilt; love and resentment; despair and hope. Sean Delaney has been missing at sea for three years, and no one - least of all his grieving wife, Alison - knows what really happened to him. Having lost her husband, her financial security, and having grown distant from her daughter, Alison feels alone and estranged from the villagers. Sean's mother has not spoken since her house was burgled after his disappearance, and Alison's only friend, Kathleen, harbours secrets of her own. Isolated by their stunning, yet often cruel, surroundings, the community is forced to look inwards. But when artist and lifelong nomad William comes to town, he offers Alison a new perspective on life - and love. What she doesn't realise is that strangers have secrets of their own, and William's arrival threatens to unearth the mysteries of the past.A story of courage and humanity, we follow a community through their struggles and triumphs in love, loss and betrayal.As each of the characters strives to find their own sense of belonging, they are led to the realisation that it is only through the truth that they can truly find happiness.