On a quiet evening in Suffolk, a woman is brutally murdered.
Tess gives her first interview to the police and everything is not as it seems.
Mick must identify the body, and Lacey begins to ask questions about relationships within the two families.
Alex is finding it difficult to deal with his wife's death and the police have their first suspect.
As Lacey delves more deeply into the case, he is drawn closer to Tess.
Haydn Gwynne reads Julie Myerson's dramatic novel about murder, passion and guilt.