September 26, 1864. An Irishman is found lynched and racial tensions explode within Five Points. When the evidence leans towards a black pastor as the murderer, the people of New York press for a hanging. Having his doubts, Cocoran re-examines the evidence piece by piece. Seeing an opportunity to take advantage as the city panics, the Morehouse family starts looking at new parcels of land to buy in Five Points. Eva Heissen suddenly becomes the key in the search for Corcoran's missing wife.moreless
When things start going wrong at Judith's baby shower, Erica is sent back to her Bat Mitzvah to overcome her childish reputation.