Jackson helps a teenage boy who has grown up in the shadow of his murdered mother to understand how she really died; he wrestles with his own dilemmas as a past case threatens his future and relationships.
A woman is convinced that her daughter's riding accident was murder and through his investigation Jackson must confront some difficult truths about the destructive nature of love. His relationship with his own daughter, Marlee, gets more complicated.
Jackson acquires a teenage sidekick after getting injured in a train wreck.
While searching for a drowning victim's family, Jackson meets a crime novelist caught in a road rage incident.
Jackson Brodie takes on a cold case of a girl who went missing 30 years earlier.