No one knows who did it, least of all the police. Somewhere, in this tight-knit Irish Catholic community, someone must know something. 14-year-old Kitty Doherty, pregnant with the dead man's child, is a danger to everyone who needs to keep the secret. Her mother, Maura and best friend Nellie's grandmother, decide the girls must be spirited away to Ireland to await the birth of the baby. But it isn't easy to keep a secret that big.