Bel has just moved to a rundown seaside town, where she is lonely and miserable - until she meets Luka, a mysterious homeless boy of Croatian origin who is living in the disused fairground due to be demolished to make way for a new marina. Luka's mother Eva is missing and he suspects foul play. Bel agrees to help him find out what has happened, and she starts to fall in love with him - though he remains mysteriously distant. After a chain of disturbing events, the shocking truth about Luka and his mother is revealed. Bel finds that her feelings for Luka are reciprocated, but knows that she will have to let him go . . .