A compelling story of sex and consequences . A young woman is brutally murdered at a seaside town in Devon England. She had been in a car with Fielding her older married lover. They had been drinking and making love and she had just stepped outside for a moment . Now she is gone victim of a mindless attack and Fielding must pick up the pieces - not only of his life but of his family and hers. How can he face his wife? His teenage daughter? His lover's family? Her mother and brother? And the inevitable media attention? How can he simply go on with his life when everyone knows and everyone is talking about him? What should he have done? What can he do? Award-winning author Richard B. Wright has created a beautifully written and deceptively simple story that goes to the heart of how we live.