When Emily wakes up in the middle of her bed, shaking and sweating from yet another nightmare, she knows it will not stop easily. The sexual assault she suffered eight years ago has left an enduring mark on her mind. In the immediate aftermath, she moved back to live with her parents, and since then they have happily provided sanctuary. But at what price? Emily is not free, and her inner doubt and anger are increasing their stronghold over her life.
Thrust into action by her best friend, Sarah, Emily finally finds the courage to move out and start a new life on her own. She soon meets Olivier, a charming French man.
As she realizes how her future happiness depends on her ability to face the past, Emily begins the slow and at times painful journey to finding inner peace.
But can she truly put her ordeal behind her? And is everything exactly as it appears?