Our heroine Alice is catapulted, by a succession of terrifying events, on to an extraordinary journey to find the reincarnated soul of her lost and beloved brother. To aid her, she is given a magical box with six mysterious clues written in different languages, the answers to which will complete a crossword puzzle. Alice is hampered by suffering from a terrible and fatal disease, currently wiping out most of her generation in Britain, which gives her only a few months to live.
Gabriel Thatcher has never forgotten the love of his life, Helen, who traveled around India with him on one memorable vacation and then abandoned him 25 years ago, while pregnant with their child. Maddie Cambay is a successful young actress currently starring in a musical at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre. These two seemingly very different people are brought together by a strange set of circumstances that involve a horrific murder trial and a secret that Gabriel must have the strength to reveal so that true justice is done.
Three families are forever affected when their lives intertwine in unexpected ways, and they are forced to face their inner and outer demons. A detective is linked by his obsession with the killer he is searching for: a figure seemingly elusive but strangely present.
A love story with a difference, Russian Doll tells the story of a successful art dealer and historian, Paul, who falls in love with a much younger girl with a troubled past, Tamara, following the tragic death of his wife and daughter in a car accident. The romance is hampered by many things, but none so much as Tamara's past, which threatens to destroy not only her but everybody around her when the truth finally comes to light.