When Louise Jermaine's father leaves, she grows up fast with little help from her selfish mother.
Her best friend's home is a sanctuary - until her step-father hurts her so deeply she vows to escape from her past.
She reinvents herself as Angie Kavanagh and discovers a talent for journalism, becoming a top celebrity interviewer.
Years later, she writes about spoilt supermodel and It-girl Rebekah Alari.
Angie sees that, despite all her advantages, Rebekah's life is not as glamorous as she pretends.
She, too, hides a secret about her past. Angie herself seems at last to have found happiness, but her life is littered with emotional obstacles and she finds it impossible to leave the past behind...