The body of Charlotte Leigh is pulled from the Thames. After ruling out suicide, DS Ronnie Brooks and DS Sam Casey focus their enquiries on the victim’s abusive ex-husband Richard (Patrick Baladi) with whom she was involved in a bitter custody battle over their teenage daughter, Holly (Charlotte Hope).

 

However, the investigation shifts closer to home when it appears Holly was involved in a relationship with her mother’s new husband, Sean (Rory Kennan).

Despite the evidence pointing to Holly, Crown Prosecutor Jake Thorne follows his gut and gambles on a hunch at the trial in a bid to draw out the real killer, and in turn uncovers the dark truth behind the facade of a seemingly perfect family. This is a story about how far a girl will go to protect the man she loves…