A tale of romance, intrigue, vendetta and the insidious hold of the mafia in southern Italy and abroad.
Adam, a maverick Englishman approaching middle age, is captivated by his new life in Southern Italy. He is seduced by the beautiful Rosaria and by the hypnotic local dance known as the pizzica. Finding himself falling deeply in love, he is drawn unwittingly into danger when he agrees to help Rosaria investigate the mysterious disappearance of her cousin and closest friend, Diletta. Adam is blissfully unaware that he will be up against the sinister 'ndrangheta – the Calabrian mafia. This tale of romance, intrigue and murder is set against the evocative backdrop of the Salento region of Puglia.