For much of the year, some remote areas of northern Canada rest on land so precarious there are no real roads. They're accessible only once the perfect conditions appear. It's no different for certain people.
Some say life has passed Emily Moore by. They're wrong. She's just waiting for her moment.
And that moment arrives when she discovers her friend Daniel is missing and a strangersupposedly Daniel's nephewis living in his house. Emily has no reason not to believe Matthew Rutherford, but odd things are starting to occur. There are break-ins along Creek Road and no news from Daniel.
And then there's the fact that instead of researching the family history, Matthew seems much more interested in Emily.