Norah Thornby can no longer afford to live in her grand family home – unless she can find a respectable lodger. But Nurse Lettie Quick is not nearly as respectable as she seems. Meanwhile the beautiful Rae Grainger is staying in an isolated house miles away from the town. It’s certainly rather creepy, but Rae knows that all she has to do is stay out of sight until paid-professional others take her little problem away.
No one guesses that there’s a killer at work in Silkhampton – that in one way or another all three women are in danger….