"The red room" - Interviewing people in police custody is part of Dr. Kit Quinn`s job. But when Michael Doll, a disturbed derelict caught hanging around a London schoolyard, breaks a mug and tears up her face during questioning, he also cracks her composure and self-confidence. The incident leaves her with recurring dreams of a red room, where nightmares become real... "Secret smile" - Miranda`s life is turned upside down when she catches Brendan, a guy she dated for a little over week, reading her diary, and dumps him. Two weeks later, she discovers that he is now dating her sister, and soon they are engaged. "Beneath the skin" - Zoe, a pretty blond schoolteacher. Jenny, a former hand model turned model wife and mother. Nadia, an irrepressible free spirit who entertains at children`s parties. Three women living in different parts of London, grappling with different problems, sheltering different dreams - their lives and narratives linked only by the singular madness of a sadistic stalker.