Maureen O'Donnell, ex-psychiatric patient and all round winner-at-the-game-of-life, wakes up and knows it’s over. She doesn’t want to see Douglas anymore. After a drunken night out with her best friend she wakes up and finds him tied to a chair in her living room, his throat slit. The police suspect her and her brother, Liam, pharmacist without portfolio. Maureen has to explore the world of people who either won’t, or can’t, speak to the police to find the real killer.