Cecily Harrington has led a staid and proper existence. After winning a large amount of money in a sweepstake she desperately yearns for a life of adventure. Enter Bruce Lovell, a handsome and charming stranger who sweeps her off her feet. However, nothing is as it seems as Cecily discovers the ghastly truth of her new love.
Adapted from the Agatha Christie short story ‘Philomel Cottage’, Love From a Stranger is an intense and chilling psychological thriller which examines the sadistic mind of a serial killer and the extremes to which the power of suggestion can be pushed.