Loves, labours, losses and not to mention a spattering of the occult are all part of an eduction at the prestigious Griffin School, but when a reunion culminates in the death of a high profile former student, DI Joseph Rafferty and his partner, Sergeant Dafyd Llewellyn, are called in to unearth the truth behind the school’s picturesque façade. Murder? Suicide? Or is the chef’s cooking to blame? As ever the case is never simple for this policing pair, especially with a home office official as a suspect and a budget-obsessed superintendent. And with Rafferty’s mother planning a reunion of her own, resulting in some unwanted houseguests and growing marital stress, how will Rafferty keep his head clear and solve the case?