Róisín Burns has spent years becoming someone else; her life in New York is built on lies. A figure from her Belfast childhood flashes up on the news; Brian Lonergan has also reinvented himself. He is now a rising politician, but scandal is brewing in Ireland and Róisín knows the truth.
Armed with the evidence, she travels back across the Atlantic to hunt him down. But Lonergan is one step ahead...and when Róisín arrives on the island, someone else is waiting for her.