Delia Buckley hasn't seen Daniel Wolfe in twenty-two years, ever since he'd abandoned her and their unborn child. But now here he is, knowing all about Delia's family troubles and wanting to employ her to nurse him in his terminal illness. Desperate for money to keep both the family farm, and her sister Maggie in the home for the mentally ill she's lived in for years, Delia is in no position to turn down Daniel's very handsome offer. She is determined keep her distance and the truth about the past from him. But the past rises up around Delia from all sides. Daniel wants to be forgiven. His daughter, Jude, arrives from Vancouver and wants to talk about her sister, who disappeared six months after the death of their mother, and to cap it all off, a young woman called Iris shows up on the doorstep asking questions about relatives her mother on her deathbed had told her to seek out. The secrets of the past refuse to remain buried. Set in contemporary Ireland, this family drama explores how our choices —and our mistakes — echo through generations.