This sequel to the very popular PEYTON PLACE, the film that inspired the long-running soap opera, follows its predecessor closely as a story that exposes a small New England town's bigotry and backstabbing. Lynley plays a young author about to have her first book published. The book is a
realistic depiction of the people in her small town and holds nothing back in relating to the world the gossip and goings-on of the people who live there. When the book is published, the whole town is outraged, and Lynley's father, Sterling, loses his job as principal when he refuses to remove the
book from the library shelves. Weld plays a young woman who was raped by her stepfath...