In an idyllic small-town neighbourhood, a near-tragedy triggers a series of dark revelations. From the outside, Sycamore Glen, North Carolina, looks like the perfect all-American street but behind the white picket fences lies a web of secrets. Neighbours quietly bear the weight of their own pastsuntil an accident at the community pool upsets the delicate equilibrium. During the course of a sweltering summer, long-buried secrets are revealed, and the people learn that its impossible to really know those closest to us. But is it impossible to love and forgive them?