London 1948: Eve Forrester is stuck in a loveless marriage, when out of the blue, she receives a letter. A wealthy stranger has left her a mysterious inheritance but in order to find out more, she must travel to the glittering French Riviera. Eve discovers she has been bequeathed an enchanting villa overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and suddenly, life could not be more glamorous. But while she rubs shoulders with the rich and famous, challengers to her unexplained fortune begin to emerge - challengers who would love to see Eve gone forever. Alone in paradise, Eve must unlock the story behind her surprise bequest - before her unexpected twist of fate turns deadly.