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Set in 1920s Toronto, Frankie Drake Mysteries follows the city’s only female private detectives. Frankie and her trusty sidekick Trudy take on the 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.
Frankie partners with a surprising ally when she’s named as the number one suspect in a robbery that looks like the work of her dead father.
Frankie and Trudy are hired by a factory owner to root out communists at his plant, but things soon take an explosive turn.
When a body turns up in the luggage of a young man, the case brings Frankie and Trudy into Toronto’s elite social circles.
When Trudy gives shelter to a faith-healing preacher’s daughter, she and Frankie find themselves investigating Toronto’s jazz scene.
Frankie and Trudy go undercover in the glamorous world of film in order to solve a seemingly impossible murder on a silent movie set.
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