When Sue’s timid Aunt Alice meets and marries the charming Ben, Sue worries about her Aunt's happiness. Despite assurances that all is well, Sue cannot shake her misgivings. Ben’s overbearing and bullying behaviour and his obsession with spiders, fuels Sue's desire to uncover the truth.
An intricate web of lies and deceit is slowly unravelled. But where does Sue's boyfriend Jason fit into the puzzle? The reader is drawn towards an enticingly sticky ending in Barbara Adams' first romance-mystery - a contemporary novel set in New Zealand over a two year time frame. It is a story of greed, betrayal and revenge.