September 17, 1864. In New York City's notoriously crooked Five Points neighborhood, Irish-American Detective Kevin Corcoran of the New York City Metropolitan Police Department's Sixth Precinct finds himself investigating the murder of a young girl that hits uncomfortably close to home. Along with Detectives Francis Maguire and Andrew O'Brien, they navigate the slums of Five Points and the mansions of Uptown to search for the child's killer. Assisted by Dr. Freeman's modern scientific methods of deduction, Corcoran tracks down the killer.moreless
Tragedy strikes close to home when Brackenreid's son Bobby suddenly disappears while playing with a friend on a sunny afternoon in bustling Allen Gardens.