Annie Howarth is living a restless life in a restless town. It's 1984 and for a mining community in South Yorkshire, the strikes mean tensions are high. Then a murdered girl is found on the moors and anxiety levels are pushed to breaking point. Married to the Chief of Police, Annie should feel safe. But Annie is keeping her own secrets. Ten years ago the man she loved was ripped from her life in a scandal and now his return will put her family, her marriage, even her life, at risk.