The death of Lucy Godstow’s best friend Vanessa on the eve of Lucy’s marriage to
Guy Weaver was a big enough blow; but then Vanessa’s elderly aunt Joan is found
brutally murdered by an unknown assailant.
Lucy and Tom, Vanessa’s brother, have different reasons for thinking all is not as it
seems, but new husband Guy is intolerably jealous of Lucy’s ongoing meetings with
Tom. Tom and Lucy were childhood sweethearts, until Guy charged into Lucy’s life and
swiftly swept her to the altar.
There are things about Guy of which his new bride is unaware. He had been threatening
Vanessa in order to keep dreadful secrets from Lucy. Marriage to a tall, handsome and
wealthy man is not always one of bliss and happiness and many in the congregation secretly
wish the wedding had never happened…