Lauren Lee Smith
The year is 1921. While communism and prohibition are debated in speakeasies, society will never be the same, and crime has never had it better. A new age calls for a new kind of detective and the women of Drake Private Detectives fit the bill.
Set in 1920s Toronto, the series follows the city's only female private detectives as they take on cases the police don't want to touch. In a time of change and hopefulness, their gender is their biggest advantage as they defy expectations and rebel against convention. The Private Detectives take on cases that explore every cross-section of Toronto, from gospel church choirs, bathing beauties and the early cinema scene, to the homes and private parties...
Intertwines four tales together. A high school principal moonlights as a vicious serial killer; the quest for that special someone by a young virgin takes a gruesome turn; a group of teens carries out a cruel prank with disastrous consequences; and a cantankerous old man battles a mischievous trick-or-treating demon.