Looking at the Stars is a tale of two sisters starting new lives in another country and all the richness of the challenge this brings, especially the emotional strain it puts on their relationship. Charlotte joins her younger sister M, in France in the autumn then travels alone to Holland where she begins her own solitary journey fraught with insecurities. Then the following spring M begins to experience a mental breakdown which ultimately descends into a pyschosis. Charlotte finds her new life suddenly spinning towards a downward spiral of sinister events when M mysteriously disappears. Looking at the Stars is based on real life events.