'Estranged from her daughter and grieving for her husband, enigmatic French widow Camille daintree dies a lonely death in her bed in suburban Sydney. Police find her, beautifully arranged, with a bottle of pills and an empty champagne glass. A clear case of suicide. Or is it? Daughter Jackie finds some official papers hidden at the back of a cupboard, which expose a litany of lies and cruel deception. Their discovery forces her to question everything about her own life and the mother she thought she knew. And who is the mysterious figure in the garden studio? The truth is more shocking than Jackie could ever have imagined.' - Back cover.