When beautiful Nicole Saint Aubin disappears from Detroit, her small-time gangster boyfriend is determined to find her no matter what. His dogged search soon leads him into the strange, supernatural world of Dr. Akbar - and face-to-face with a long-concealed mystery. However, he's not the only one drawn to the dark alleyways of Saint Aubin Street, named after Nicole's influential family. A powerful, corrupt architect is working on the project of his career and a news-hungry reporter is digging for a big story. Crossing paths with the spirit of the missing woman, the shocking secret of Saint Aubin Street slowly unravels - and all of their lives are intertwined in an explosive tale of love, revenge and obsession spanning generations.