An ugly duckling as a child, Jodie Bentley had two dreams in life, to be beautiful and rich. She's achieved the first, with a little help from a plastic surgeon, and now she's working hard on the second. Her philosophy on money is simple: you can either earn it or marry it. Marrying is easy, it's getting rid of the husband afterwards that's harder, that takes real skill… Detective Superintendent Roy Grace is feeling the pressure but worse of all, he now believes a ‘Black Widow’ is operating in his city. Soon Grace comes to the frightening realisation that he may have underestimated just how dangerous this lady really is.