1929. New York City. When a Wall Street banker appears to commit suicide in the wake of the stock market crash, Ava Gold, the city’s first female detective, suspects a murder. But with the city falling into crisis around her, Ava must race to prove her suspicions before the killer can walk free.
In the rough streets of 1920s New York City, 34 year-old Ava Gold, a widower and single mom, claws her way up to become the first female homicide detective in her NYPD precinct. She is as tough as they come, and willing to hold her own in a man’s world.
The 1929 Wall Street Crash has hit, and Ava’s world is turned upside down.