FBI Special Agent Aloysius Pendergast is visiting the old family
home in Louisiana. Surrounded by ghosts of the past, he can't help
but think of Helen - his wife who tragically died twelve years ago.
But whilst examining her possessions, he makes a startling
discovery - one that leads him to believe Helen's death was not
accidental...With the help of his trusted friend Lieutenant Vincent
D'Agosta, Pendergast embarks on a quest to uncover the mystery of
his wife's final days. It's a journey that takes him deep into the
dark heart of her past, to a hidden obsession and secrets that some
people would do anything to protect. But as the hunt for Helen's
murderer ventures into the Bayou, Pendergast find himself faced
with a killer question: just who was the woman he married?