A chance encounter, a passion reborn, an unconfessable sin.
Costanza is a successful lawyer who works in a prestigious office in Madrid. 40 years old, recently separated from her husband, she is tormented by the loss of her six-year-old daughter and struggles under the weight of a family secret.
Mauro is a priest from Madrid who returns home after several years in Rome to work with the archbishop. A personal tragedy from the past pushes him to turn his life over to God as a way of expiating the guilt that is consuming him.
The love the two of them shared in the past seems to have gone dormant until a chance encounter on Gran Vía in Madrid brings their destinies together in a totally unexpected way. The sentiment that seemed forgotten by time and distance returns with a vengeance, making clear that the passion that inflamed their lives twenty years ago is still breathing.
Is this meeting a sign of fate giving them another chance? Or is it time for them to put their principles and values to the test?
In agile prose filled with sensitivity, Sonsoles Ónega has built a magnificent novel of passions and inner struggles, with flesh-and-blood characters who must choose between accepting imposed norms and fighting to make an impossible love reality.
An unforgettable story of love between a woman wounded by loss and a priest in a religious crisis, fighting against the force of their passion, the temptation of rediscovering the love of their youth, and the risk of losing the life each of them has built.