a brutal crime,
a rookie cop out of his depth
stands alone between two worlds,
where the mystery lies just below the surface
Mystery Road …
Indigenous cowboy detective Jay Swan returns to his outback home town, to solve the murder of a teenage girl, whose body is found under the highway trucking route out of town.
Alienated from both the white dominated police force and his own community, including his teenage daughter, who he discovers is connected with the murdered girl, Jay stands alone in his determination to fight back for his town and his people.