1970's Ireland, a gripping hostage situation with a difference, Danny is holding his wife of thirty years hostage, and if his demands are not met he will burn the building down, but Danny's wife is dead. Superintendent McCarthy is a man who, owing to a long time grudge against Danny, now has the excuse to force entry and arrest him. Enter the beautiful Anne and handsome negotiator Michael who along with Danny's friend soon to retire Sgt. O'Reilly must fight against the clock to save the day. The Wake is a beautiful love story, with a twist.
He's prepared to die to bury the truth.