In her early years, Allie and her mother Helena were always on the move - relationships never lasted and old friends slipped away. But when Allie inherits Helena's childhood home, she sees snatches of her mother’s tormented past. Determined to find out what keeps driving her mother away, Allie follows a lead to the island of Ischia. She is drawn into a community that still remembers the dramatic events of 1979, when a young boy was kidnapped and an English au pair took the blame. As clues to a decades-old mystery slowly rise to the surface, can Allie discover what really happened that summer in Ischia?