Big landscapes and stunning scenery, this is the Australian outback, specifically Boulder Ridge. When two farmhands Marley, a local indigenous boy and Reese, a backpacker - go missing from a cattle station, indigenous detective Jay Swan (Aaron Pederson) is sent to this remote town to investigate. Loner Jay must work with smart, tough local cop Emma James (Judy Davis). He also has to deal with the arrival of his daughter Crystal, who's run away from her own trouble at home, and his ex-wife Mary who comes after her. As Jay and Emma investigate Marley and Reese's relationships and secrets they soon find themselves unpeeling the hidden layers of the town s dark history, becoming embroiled in a deep mystery that will send shockwaves through the community.