Unconventional rural doctor and police surgeon Lucien Blake (Craig McLachlan) investigates more mysteries, murders and deceit lingering beneath the faded glory of the gold rush town of Ballarat. From boxing rings to vineyards and gypsy camps to debutante balls, Blake encounters new mysteries on every front as his unorthodox investigative methods are called upon to solve the strange and shocking crimes that take place in 1960's Ballarat. Loyalties will be tested, friendships will be strained and faiths will be challenged. Will Blake and jean, his housekeeper and confidante, finally find the happiness they so richly deserve? And can they survive the return of an avenging nemesis from the recent past?