Rae Newborn, shattered after a nervous breakdown and an attempted rage, is left on a deserted island off the coast of Washington State. Her aim is to rebuild a family house destroyed by tire back in the nineteen Menties. All she wants is to bc left in peace, but her nights are haunted by ghosts from her past and her days interrupted by unwelcome visits from the local police and a mysterious intruder.
But her tranquillity is truly disturbed Men she makes a discovery in the foundations of the house that throws a dark shadow over her whole family history. What really happened on the island eighty years ago? And what was the truth behind her great-uncle's disappearance? Violence comes clown through the years to explode once again on the isolated island, this rime threatening to destroy not just Rae but future generations as well.