After a chaotic childhood, Kit, a former street kid, found a home at Socair House in London. The only safe place he has ever known, he has made the shelter his world, staying on to help run the place long after he could have left.
When asked to spend three months in Cornwall helping to run a small medical practice, Kit is thrown into a panic at the prospect of leaving behind everything he knows to live among strangers.
He is welcomed warmly in Cornwall, and makes an immediate connection with Jude, one of the doctors in the practice. However, the past holds secrets that could ruin Kit's budding relationship with Jude, and destroy Kit's trust in everything he believes.