For twenty-eight years Sebastian and Lydia Cruttwell have endured a marriage of cold hearts and restrained emotions. Lydia is obsessed by her traumatic past and Sebastian is preoccupied with his failed writing career and permanently at odds with their son, Joey. In the last six months circumstances have forced a change of attitude, but in lives so long ruled by false fronts, and deceptions, the truth is not so easy to disclose. In the space of two evenings a rush of revelations puts them both to the ultimate test. In spite of everything, it looks as if love is about to triumph….