After his father's sudden death, Dave Ford returns home with his girlfriend to attend the funeral. There he reunites with former best friends Emily and Brian Nicholson, now married and very wealthy. They offer to help Dave fix up his father's house and their friendship is instantly rekindled. But when Emily and Brian's unstable relationship turns violent, Emily runs to Dave for protection. Despite warnings from an old friend that Emily may not be who she appears to be, Dave can no longer resist his feelings for her. But the truth unravels, friendships are destroyed and jealousy explodes as Dave finds himself tangled up in a deadly game with no way out. Deceit is a psychological thriller that tells a story of money, lies and obsession.