Laura Logan loves life on Cape Cod, spending magical days by the sea with her beloved twin brother, Carey. But then the vicious rumours at school begin - cruel voices saying unspeakable things about the Logans. Laura tries to ignore them, but not until handsome, gentle Robert Royce moves to their town does she feel truly carefree and happy again. Then Grandma Olivia issues a chilling threat, forbidding Laura to see Robert ever again. Left alone to suffer because of dark secrets no one will explain, Laura obeys - until the miracle of a glorious summer leads her back into Robert's arms. But tragedy looms on the horizon: secrets from the Logans' shameful past are about to break - with tragic and devastating consequences.