An arresting story about a strange and sinister religious sect called The Temple, and how Frances discovers its secrets.
When her aunt marries the forbidding Mr Tyrell, Frances is introduced to the mysterious temple, with its strange, fanatical beliefs. At first she trustingly accepts her aunt's new life, and tries to be a "worthy" member of the temple. But as she uncovers its sinister secrets she realises she has no escape . . .