When Beau Delaney, the Halifax hotshot whose exploits are the subject of a new Hollywood film, is charged with the murder of his wife Peggy, its lawyer and bluesman Monty Collins who takes the case. But when Beaus family dynamics and the appearance of a mysterious child alert Monty that his client is keeping secrets, others join in to help keep Beau from a life in prison. Montys pal, Father Brennan Burke, has a hand in the investigation, as does Montys estranged wife, Maura. Watching all this is Normie, Monty and Mauras daughter, who has the gift of second sight. When she starts having visions that involve Beau, she cant tell whether they reflect something hes done in the pastor something he might do in the future. It then becomes clear that Normie and Monty must rely on each other to discover the truth about Peggys death.