Thinking back to a family holiday at Candelo, Ursula recalls a time when the power of place mingled with the impetuousness of youth and the heat of the desolate town. Choices were made without thinking. Young lives came together and would never be the same again.
Years on, as Ursula confronts decisions that are not so easy to make, an intriguing mystery unfolds. Revelations collide with memories of Candelo - and some breathtaking secrets come to light.