Spain, 1939. A young girl, Julia, enters a convent to stay safe during the war. Whilst volunteering in a maternity clinic, the worrying adoption practices force Sister Julia to decide on helping those placed in her care.
England, 2011. Six months after her parents' death, 34-year-old journalist Ruby Rae has finally found the strength to sell the family home. But as she does so, she unearths a devastating secret her parents have kept from her all her life.