Their business in London was concluded, and Carolyn and David Bruce were looking forward to a short vacation before they returned to New York. Suddenly, everything turned into a nightmare: the argument, the accident, David's death. A swerving taxi out of nowhere shattered Carolyn's world and left her dazed with grief. In an attempt to pull herself together, she sough peace on the quiet country estate of friends outside London. Instead, she was beset by disquiet and fear. Totally ignorant of David's business affairs, she found herself in the middle of a gradually unwinding plot that terrified her. Had David's death really been an accident, or could the legacy that he had left her cost her her life?