Following a stress induced breakdown after producing a bestseller, writer Paula Martin retreats to Bidford House, her childhood holiday home to get away from it all and begin work on her next novel. However, the old house is full of secrets and mystery which distract and disturb the fragile Paula. She calls her agent for help to take the pressure off and Linda arrives, appearing to be a godsend and getting Paula back on track. But all is not as it seems. Is Linda a serial killer who's been stalking Paula for years? With a slimy journalist seemingly on a mission to ruin Paula with a story of her breakdown, it's left to her analyst to race to her rescue... but will he arrive in time?