On the eve of Lucy's wedding, her best friend, Vanessa, commits suicide. Over a month later, Vanessa's elderly aunt is found brutally murdered. Both Lucy and Vanessa's brother, Tom, believe there is more to this than meets the eye. Guy, Lucy's new husband, is consumed by jealously over their innocent meetings of consolation and curiosity. But then there are many things about Guy of which his new bride is unaware - including the fact that he had been threatening Vanessa in order to keep dreadful secrets from Lucy. It seems that marriage to a tall, handsome and wealthy man is not always one of bliss and happiness . . .