In the summer of 7996, Jeanne Sinclair, a St. John’s
socialite, is getting to know her biological mother, Hannah West, whom she
meets for the first time in over thirty years in the rural community of Falcon
Cove, Newfoundland. Mother and daughter have in common their devotion to
Charles Sinclair, a wealthy businessman, recently deceased.
Jeanne’s life becomes more complicated with the arrival of
Kevin Gillis, a land developer from Halifax who is determined to avenge the
treatment of his father, an employee of Sinclair in the 1940s. As the summer
unfolds, Jeanne and Kevin find their loyalty tested by a growing attraction to
one another and the discovery of new and intriguing Sinclair family secrets.