Under mountain skies amidst the ragged litter of the bush are the hidden burrows of one of the world's most deadly creatures: funnel-web spiders. When young mother Madeleine Henderson joins Dr Paddy Jones in his project to find the funnel-webs of Australia's high country, her estranged husband's escalating jealousy enmeshes her in a web of lies, betrayal and political machinations.
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