Best friends Noah Sadler and Abdi Mahad have always been
inseparable. But when Noah is found floating unconscious
in Bristol's Feeder Canal, Abdi can't--or won't--tell
anyone what happened.
Just back from a mandatory leave following his last case,
Detective Jim Clemo is now assigned to look into this
unfortunate accident. But tragedy strikes and what
looked like the simple case of a prank gone wrong soon
ignites into a public battle. Noah is British. Abdi is
a Somali refugee. And social tensions have been rising
rapidly in Bristol. Against this background of fear and
fury two families fight for their sons and for the truth.
Neither of them know how far they will have to go, what
demons they will have to face, what pain they will have