When a boy is found dead in a coastal town, the locals suspect Kya Clark, the "Marsh Girl". But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has survived for years alone in the marsh that she calls home. When the time comes that she yearns to be loved, she is drawn to two young men who are intrigued by her wild beauty. Kya opens herself up to a new world - until the unthinkable happens. A heartbreaking coming-of-age story, and a surprising tale of possible murder.