'As the curtain rises, Renate Orbit-Reese, darling of the dancing world, steps onto the stage … only to collapse moments later. Her daughter Ilze panics, and in her headlong dash to get her mother to hospital, runs over a man standing in the road next to his vehicle.
'When the media gets hold of the story, Ilze’s private life becomes a nightmare of speculation and insinuation.
'In the dramatic moment when Ilze crashed into the stranger, he in turn crashed into her heart. Somehow she must explain her feelings to her long-time partner and enter a new world where she discovers the true meaning of love.
'But the road to happiness is not easy. Why does a sensitive secret emerge after so many years? And how does Ilze know who to trust?' (Publication summary)