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Old age never comes alone, so they say. In a tiny fishing village on an island off the west coast of Scotland, Joe McLeod has become painfully aware of the truth of that saying, as his body succumbs to the ebb and flow of the decades.
Scottish men are dour and unfeeling, so they say. But they also say that still waters run deep, and although Joe’s body has let him down, time hasn’t washed away his memories, nor buried his passion for MaryBell, the love of his life.
You can’t take it with you, so they say. But when the needs of the present threaten to rip him away from his toehold on the past, Joe is faced with an overwhelming choice, a choice that will change lives on the island forever.