After the death of her father, Vanessa West and mother, Marion, are looking for an escape. Seeing an opportunity to get closer to her mother, Vanessa takes her to Ashagiri, a remote hill station in India where Marion grew up in the time of the Raj. But the journey pushes their relationship to its limits, as mother and daughter struggle to understand each other.
When Marion discovers that the Ashagiri of her memories is not the same as the place she has returned to, she is forced to uncover the truth of a childhood secret. But memories cannot always be trusted . . .