Islanders living in the quaint town of Sandy Beach in the early 1960s enjoy an amazing and pristine natural setting. This quiet community along the Carolina Coast is one of indescribable beauty and solitude. But as the fiercest tropical storm in decades turns into a hurricane and heads directly toward the island, the close-knit community rallies together and prepares for the worst.
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Lying beneath the thinly veiled façade of happy families lurks an undercurrent of disharmony, betrayal, and adultery. As the storm hits and devastates the island, the perfect opportunity for murder and betrayal is hastily undertaken. Clues are carelessly left behind, waiting to be discovered.
Then, as the island begins to recover from the massive devastation, Geneva Wright is discovered floating adrift in an unmoored, small boat. Her injures are suspicious, as she is unconscious and barely alive. She remains in a coma as investigators search for answers. Ultimately, a tangled web of deceit, lies, and deception begins to unravel, exposing the seedy underside of this apparently harmonious community.