During the summer of 1979 Letty and her three children returned to their island home in the Hebrides following the mysterious death of her husband, Nicky, a diplomat with the British Embassy in Bonn. All four struggle to come to grips with the loss of a beloved husband and father. Letty has become dysfunctional by torment over accusations that Nicky committed suicide following a failed attempt at espionage in East Germany. Georgie, age 17, is waiting for her life to begin but is plagued with memories; Alba, at 15, is angry and vents it primarily on her seven-year-old brother, Jamie, who was
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