A cold case comes back to haunt the small town of Valley-Wood. We follow the life of Brendan Gibbons who returns to reconnect with old friends. The townsfolk live a life of quiet effort until it is upturned by outsiders and innuendo. Secrets are being unveiled and catastrophic events lead to a mysterious death that adds a layer of fear and tension.
At the foot of the town rests The Woodhouse Lodge on the bank of the fast-flowing Nugget River. The Lodge is a magnet with rafters from the city for the thrill of running white-water rapids. Tangled relationships thread their way through the ever-changing realignments of loyalties.
Vivid characters reveal the truth as strange happenings tear the fabric of old friendships. It’s a drifting tale of suspenseful moments with no sure footing, until strength and hope shimmer on the horizon.