Classical musician Matthew Colman, rising star of the virtuoso Greenwich Sinfonia, is separated from his wife and sees his ten-year-old daughter Emily only once a week. He arrives home late one night to discover from the TV news that he is wanted for the murder of a Dutch student he has never heard of.

The young lady in question turns up, very much alive. Anna is the fiancée of the millionaire hedge fund manager who is also the principal sponsor of Matt’s orchestra. When Matt embarks on a reckless affair with Anna, he puts more than his career at risk. It seems that the events of the news item must come true as Matt, Anna and Emily are drawn into a sinister conspiracy that threatens them all.