It is 1895. Sophie Spencer returns to London from Australia, where she has been compiling a travel guide. She hopes to go back to a comfortable routine so she can complete her book.
But it is not to be.
A letter awaits her. Her brother-in-law has died. She must go to her sister, back to a house that holds unhappy memories. There, she discovers Gregory’s was no ordinary death, and she vows to discover what happened. Her investigations open old wounds and uncover a dark secret.