When Charlotte Jackson first sets eyes on Joe Porter, she falls in love with him almost instantly. He is attractive, charming and everything she could dream of in a boyfriend. Joe's love and protection for Charlotte spiral out of control as their relationship intensifies, until Charlotte finds herself isolated and a victim of domestic violence. After a series of horrifying events, Charlotte flees the country and heads to Australia to live with her family and start her life over. She excels at her career and over time learns to heal the wounds of her former life. One day, out of the blue, a ghost from the past revisits her and makes her question everything all over again. What unfolds will change her life forever. But will it be for better or for worse?