In the 1960s, the hardships of coal and steel bind together the people of a small town in South Wales into a family beyond kin.
So, when three boys disappear, they cannot believe that someone in their midst is responsible. As they struggle to come to terms with a terrible betrayal, unquestioned loyalties are tested until they break.
Sergeant Phillips must find them. His reputation depends on it. But will he?
A lament for a time that may never have existed.
Psychological suspense at the margin between reality and illusion.