Jeph Blackstone is dying. What does that mean for his investigation firm, Blackstone Investigations? To ensure his legacy, Jeph strong-arms his unwilling daughter, Lisa, into service. The problem? She has no experience. Together Jeph and Lisa are navigating his violent, hard-boiled world and the characters that populate it; Gary Hell, Jr, the bartender that operates out of the same building as Jeph's firm, Bruce Power, Jeph's biggest fan, Brian "Shoebox" McGee, Jeph's closest friend with his share of police experience, and the mysterious stranger in sunglasses who may be the herald of a sinister threat.