Young John left England a few
years ago under a shadow. He was suspected of rifling the desk
of his wealthy Aunt, Lady Chalmont. His lover, Isobel, was
Abroad he met and married the beautiful and mysterious Aurelia.
Unexpectedly, she returns to England without him and tells
Isobel a horrific story. However, Aurelia is, in reality,
starting to weave a web of deceit and crime, which if
successfully completed, will net her a large sum of money.
But she finds herself becoming hopelessly enmeshed in a tangled
web of murder, robbery and blackmail. As she twists and turns to
try and escape each unexpected complication, the story ends in
disaster, tragedy and bitter irony.