Beautiful young Grace is married off to a much older judge. Feeling lonely and neglected, Grace meets and falls in love with an Indian doctor, Vikram. But this is 1950s Ireland, and when she falls pregnant, the potential scandal must be dealt with. After giving birth, Grace is sent to an asylum, while Vikram is told that Grace died in childbirth. Thirty years later, when the judge's will is read, the deception spanning decades and continents begins to unravel, exposing long-buried family secrets along the way and raising the question of if true love can last a lifetime.