In search of a better life, Aoife Cassidy’s family fled the gloom of recession-hit Ireland to the bright lights of New York City. But as a teenager, she spirals out of control after suffering sexual abuse at the hands of her father; seeking solace in the dring and drugs that numb the pain she constantlyn carries with her. After a series of catastrophic personal events, the law catches up with her, and Aoife lands in the most brutal mixed prison in NYC.
Returning to Ireland to serve out her sentence, Aoife works through her trauma with the help of a prison psychologist and learns that, despite everything, she could have a future with her son. But a dark shadow from her past creates an opportunity for bloody revenge.