Beth Murray's (McKee) family have always been suspicious of her ambitious husband, Richard (Havers). Although Beth desperately wants children, Richard has persuaded her to wait until after he's closed some mysterious business deal. Suddenly, Richard promises Beth a home in the country and the family she desires. Then, Beth discovers her husband has been in close contact with his ex-wife. So, is Beth merely suffering from hysterics or is Richard actually contemplating murder?