Married after meeting in the secret service during World War II, Alec and Alison Wilson live devotedly for two decades, raising their two sons and living an otherwise quiet, idyllic life. Then Alec dies, and the real story starts to unravel.
Alison tracks down Dorothy, Alec’s partner in espionage years earlier while working in India. Like Alison, she too was deceived by the charming spy and the stories he told. The pages start filling in about the man she thought she knew.
Alec’s handler in the secret service drops a bombshell, changing everything. But is it the truth? Resigned to uncertainty about the past and seeking peace for her future, Alison receives a final surprise.