April Taylor isn't a little girl anymore - but who is she really? The home she once shared with her parents and her elder sister Brenda might have been filled with turmoil - but it was the only home she'd ever known. Now, with nowhere to go in the wake of losing her mother and father, April has to grow up fast as she embarks on an odyssey of heartbreak and betrayal. It's mere chance that leads her to the secluded home of a kindly elderly woman and her deaf teenage granddaughter, Echo. Here, April finds a refuge from her mixed-up life and from the confusion that severed her relationship with Brenda. But when a dangerous couple arrives with greedy intentions, April discovers that they will take advantage of her very special relationship with Echo to get what they want. Now, April's survival depends on being true to the one person she's never fully accepted: herself.