Her empathic talent with ectoplasms has made Miss Liddell London's most reknown medium. And the most consulted too, by the living as well as by the dead. Yet, such company is not without influence on her mental equilibrium and she has become a most sensitive person. Scotland Yard often calls on her for help when the unlikely seems the only reasonable explanation to a crime. Nevertheless, as time goes by, her gift seems more and more like a curse to her.