Nina Findlay, always the heroine of her own life, has found an irresistible safety in being adored by two men. But when her sister-in-law becomes gravely ill, the triangle that Nina's depended on becomes unstable. The life she's known begins to unravel, and odd things begin to happen which those around her insist are all in her mind. Can Nina be sure of the truth?
On a hot summer's afternoon, Ursula Salter runs, sobbing, from the Highland loch and bursts into the house with devastating news: Michael! I've killed him. I’ve killed him. But has she?