Stella Boyd grew up in a small Tasmanian village, but she hasn't been back since she was a teenager. Now she is a successful journalist travelling the world and reporting from dangerous locations. But when she receives word that her fisherman father is missing at sea she knows that she must return to Halfmoon Bay and face the demons of her past. Back at home Stella must deal with the events of 1975 and face Zeph, the young man she met in an isolated bay near her house. Only when she deals with the emotional events of her teenage years can she begin to build a future for herself and her mother. Stella Boyd is a successful journalist reporting from the world's most dangerous and exotic places. She has her life under control until a fax informs her that her father is missing at sea and she must return to the small Tasmanian fishing village where she grew up to search for him and face the memories that await her there.