Tom and Meg fall in love in New York City and spend a passionate week together before he returns to his home in Edinburgh, where they plan to reunite in eight weeks. So begins a long distance relationship filled with phone calls, phone sex, emails, text messages and waiting.
Back in Scotland, Tom’s eyes are opened to the mess he’s been living in, with a job he despises and a girlfriend, an ex-wife and son he can no longer relate to. Meanwhile in New York, Meg throws in her job as a Hollywood script doctor, and begins writing from her heart, secretly recording every detail of their intense week together. As the weeks count down their love turns increasingly obsessive and they face traumatic choices. Does Tom really Love Meg, or is she a dream of escape? And what is Tom to Meg but increasingly a fiction? Only when she arrives they will know for sure.