Exiled artist and poet Mustafa embarks on a journey home with his housekeeper and her daughter; together the trio must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in Mustafa's words will incite rebellion.
Cúilín Dualach is born with his head facing backwards and his mother is the only person will have anything to do with him and loves him as he is. Things change when he finds out that there is something he is better at than anybody else.
A year after Charlie's daughter disappears, another girl from Elrod, Georgia goes missing. Implicated in the kidnapping, Charlie sets out to prove her innocence, but instead uncovers clues linking her to the crimes.