Things started going wrong for Guy and Leonora some time ago. His obsession with her verges on madness as he assumes she loves him as much as he loves her. Even when she tells him she is to be married, he doesn’t believe her. Convinced her family and friends have turned him against her, her hires a hit man to kill her brother.
Childhood sweethearts, Guy is sure that Leonora would never choose another man over him, and this fixation makes it impossible to enjoy the good things in his life. The tension mounts as his madness increases until the reader begins to fear for the safety of all those around Leonora.