Falling in love with Maxim de Winter, the nameless protagonist soon finds herself married, with the esteemed title of Mrs de Winter. Her new home of Manderly - a place she never thought she'd ever see with her own eyes - seems like a dream come true, but a shadow looms over the picturesque landscape. She's not the first to walk the dog, to sit at the writing desk, to arrange the flowers. Rebecca's presence taints everything and everyone; shoes that cannot be filled. Appearances can be deceiving however, as the new bride soon discovers.