A gay father is found beaten to death and his adopted son is missing. DS Ronnie Brooks and DS Sam Casey track down the baby’s biological parents, Ruth Pendle, a recovering drug addict, and Neil her former boyfriend, who are taken into custody. But their stories don’t match up, so which of them is guilty of murder and why?
And there is tension in the CPS offices when Kate struggles to view the case objectively and puts the outcome in jeopardy.
This is a story about the system failing vulnerable people and how far a mother will go to be reunited with her child…