On the night Brian Bishop murdered his wife he was sixty miles away, asleep in bed at the time. At least that’s the way it looks to Detecetive Superintendent Roy Grace, who is called in to investigate the kinky slaying of beautiful young Brighton socialite, Katie Bishop.
Grace soon starts coming to the conclusion that Bishop has performed the apparently impossible feat of being in two places at once. Has someone stolen his identity or is he simply a very clever liar? As Grace digs deeper behind the facade of the Bishops’ outwardly respectable lives, it becomes clear that everything is not at all as its first seemed.