A brutal triple murder. Dark and deadly deeds in a remote northwestern crofting community in 1869 lead to the arrest of a young man by the name of Roderick Macrae.
There’s no question that Macrae landed the savage blows, but it falls to the country’s finest legal and psychiatric minds to uncover what drove him to commit such merciless acts of violence.
Was he insane? Only the persuasive powers of his advocate stand between Macrae and the inevitability of the gallows at Inverness. Will he swing for his wicked acts?