After serving a prison sentence for murdering her mother, Stella Moon returns 'home', a derelict boarding house in the North-East. But her plans to restart her life fall to pieces when she discovers family secrets she'd rather not have known: for it seems Stella was also responsible for the killing of an innocent baby. Guilt, shame, manipulation and paranoia have woven a tangled web. All is ambiguous. What truth and what lies are behind the chilling confession of Stella Moon?