A priest’s deathbed confession. Explosive repercussions. The Church rocked to its foundations. The Garda implicated.

DI Seamus Gallway plunges into a murky web of intrigue and betrayal. He and his loyal motley crew set off on a trail of mayhem and murder. Priests, robbers, graves and a parrot who turns the air blue. Where does corruption end? Who is ultimately responsible? 

Meanwhile, a murderer with a grudge against the Church comes to trial. Conviction or acquittal? Will Seamus’ evidence help or hinder the outcome? Attention boxed between this and the deepening spiral of a gritty investigation, Seamus and his loyal team struggle to save the day.