After a bad break-up, Billie decided she could do with a good break.
Crushed under the weight of grief, university, work, and handfuls of cheap rhinestones, indie-kid Heather moves to Wellington to find a new life. Armed with a closet worthy of its own opshop and a vicious hatred of Western society, she finds a nice flat in a nice neighbourhood, right across the road from a fish and chip shop. The Kiwi Dream.
But what is that eerie, raspy music from the flat upstairs?
Why does the butcher leave jars of blood by the letterbox?
Who is the woman in white who dances in the garden?
Whose hand does Billie sometimes feel holding hers as she sleeps?
Mister Wong the fish and chip man knows something. What is he watching for in the dark of night?
As Billie’s fear grows, she realizes she must make a choice: Stand up to the darkness, or join it.
She came for a new life... but what kind is being offered