London 1948: Eve Forrester is trapped in a loveless marriage, in a gloomy house, in a grey suburb. Out of the blue, she receives a solicitor’s letter. A wealthy stranger has left her a mystery inheritance but in order to find out more, she must travel to the glittering French Riviera.
Eve discovers her legacy is an enchanting villa overlooking the Mediterranean sea and suddenly, life could not be more glamorous as she mingles with film stars and writers. But angry rivals to her fortune begin to emerge, and under the heat of the sun, all is not as it seems. Now, Eve must unlock the story behind her surprise bequest – before it’s too late.