A young boy goes missing during a workers' strike in 1980s Communist Poland, unravelling a chain of events which will touch people across decades and continents. Joanna, a young journalist in Warsaw, is still looking for her brother, who's been missing for over twenty years. Matty, a high-flying London city financier is struggling with relationship problems and unexplained panic attacks. And in Chicago, an old man is slowly dying in a nursing home, losing his battle with liver cancer. What connects them? As the mystery begins to unravel, the world of the three protagonists is turned upside down. But can they find each other before time runs out? A poignant historical novel about loss and self-discovery told with compassion and unflinching honesty.