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The disappearance of 14 year old Amber Bailey sets off a two-year search during which her family will go through unimaginable pressures. As the days, months and years progress the mystery deepens, and strange and terrifying clues come to light, raising yet even more questions. The world becomes gripped by the mystery of the missing teen. What happened to Amber?

Set in Dublin's suburbs, with it's massive empty modern office blocks, Amber's parents Ben and Sarah are recently separated getting on with their lives. Everything changes, however, when Amber fails to return home and it turns out she never turned up at her best friends' house that afternoon as arranged. As her family search for her, their sanity will be tested in the harsh public glare of the media spotlight.

Amber is tender, touching, and unflinchingly horrifying in equal measure. The storytelling is innovative in that it tackles the story of a teenager gone missing from many perspectives and over a non-linear time period. Each episode focuses on one particular character or set of characters, broadening out as the series continues, finally revealing how this one persons disappearance has an impact far greater than anyone could imagine.

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