Cape Cod's village of Quissett is rocked when the body of one of its own marine biologists, Sam Parker, is washed ashore. But police quickly close the mystery as an "accidental drowning".
At Parker's funeral, old friends pay respects, some of whom harbor long-held secrets of Quissett back to their earlier teenage years.
But it is two young mourners, Jared and Melinda who reunite at the service and rekindle a past relationship.
The reunion is carefully watched by others who.... insure that the two lovers unwittingly discover clues to the mysterious drowning.
In doing so, many more lives awaken as secrets are revealed in this quaint corner of the Cape.