Madeline seems to be a woman in control - of her work, her relationships, her whole calm, clockwork life. But beneath the surface, she is haunted by a tragedy which she locked away long ago. When she meets Flynn, a troubled war photographer, she is thrown into turmoil. He too has a traumatic past, a history which he cannot contain. Disturbing memories have begun to overwhelm him, threatening his marriage, his relationship with his children and his career in the process. Thrown together in their struggle to cope, they connect in a way that is as terrifying as it is exhilarating. But to move on with their lives, they must face up to - and deal with - not only the present and their powerful feelings for one another, but ghosts that have haunted them for so long...