The lives of two young lovers are torn apart under Franco's brutal dictatorship in 1960s Barcelona. Half a century later, Daniel must face the truth about the terrifying ending of this passionate love affair and whether everything in his life until that moment may have been a lie.
Following the death of his wife and the wreckage of Hurricane Sandy, retired professor Daniel Sale, the last of a wealthy Connecticut family, wonders whether it is too late for him to live, or love, again.
The storm of oppression which nearly destroys Daniel's life still rages under the chilling power of authoritarian regimes all around the world today where gay men are tortured, imprisoned and even stoned to death. Haunted by the suicide of his first lover, Philip Dundas weaves a tale of forbidden love and suppressed desire as part of the ongoing tragedy of lgbtq+ history.