The year is 1927, and the Big Easy is abuzz at the gruesome death of Charles St. Claire. The evidence points to St. Claire’s widow, glamorous movie actress Remy Lelourie. Handsome police detective Damon Rourke is as ready to believe her guilt as everyone else - even if she is his former lover. The only trouble is that Rourke has an obsession with finding the truth, and the truth in this case is tangled up in family ties that go back generations.
Against all the visible evidence, a homicide cop embarks on a quest to prove a Hollywood goddess' innocence for the crime of killing her husband in this chilling tale set in the heart of New Orleans.