Sarah Lancashire stars in this compelling crime thriller as a police sergeant in a small town where drunkards, drug addicts and teenage pregnancies are a way of life. Her world is shaken when the man she thinks is responsible for her daughter's death - Tommy Lee Royce - is released from prison. Meanwhile, accountant Kevin Weatherill, desperate to send his daughters to private school, asks his boss for a pay rise. When he refuses, a plan to hold his daughter to ransom quickly spirals out of control when Tommy Lee gets involved. How far will any of them go to get what they really want?