At forty-four, Helena Treadwell thought she had everything sorted.
After divorcing her control freak ex, Leonard Wallis, she and her nine-year-old son, Freddie, relocated to her home town of Castleford.
She's made a happy home for them and has a successful career as a radio presenter.
Finally she feels she's clawing back the control and confidence she lost to Leonard.
But life is never simple for long ... Helena unexpectedly loses her job and Leonard announces that not only does he want Freddie to attend a private boarding school, he's also decided to move to Castleford to set up home with 'the other woman'.
Suddenly Helena's losing control again, as her past comes back to unravel her future.