When Dan arrives on Chloe's doorstep, soaked through and charmingly crumpled, there is instant attraction between them. She is divorced, he is married, but they are drawn into an affair that quickly becomes sexually and emotionally intense. As Chloe's children begin to accept Dan and he leaves his wife to move into a bachelor flat, events seem to be rushing to a conclusion. Then suddenly, brutally, their lives are torn apart by an accusation that rocks their relationship to the core.
Vividly charting the eroticism at the start of an affair, the painful collapse of a relationship under the most intense pressure possible and a woman's struggle to establish the truth at whatever personal cost, this is a sensuous and disturbing love story, written with passion and assurance.