Jacob and Bobby are brothers left in an orphanage by their mother Bobby is taken away from Jacob as soon as their mother leaves them to the anger of Jacob who was told to look after his brother. They only see each other once a month at visiting days but no one comes to see them, after six months Jacob is told by the doctor that Bobby has died of some rare illness and had to be cremated which makes Jacob very sad. But things are not what they seem the doctor and some of the nuns have a lucrative business going selling young children to couples who cannot have them, in another part of the home is a wing for unmarried mothers taken in the home till the babies are born just in case the neighbors suspect anything, and then they are taken off the mother never to be seen again. They are also told that their children have died but have been sold to the highest bidder, one nun sister Foley can not stand what is going on and blows the whistle on the scam, after she dies Sister Foley has left Jacob a legacy of secrets and Jacob wants to find out the truth. The story unfolds with some really bizarre circumstances and many family secrets are uncovered to the surprise of everyone then Scotland Yard gets involved. And the investigator tracks down the doctor and after the interview the doctor shoots himself because of the shame, and the trail leads further on down the line until a big secret is revealed that surprises Jacob and his wife and throws them off guard, as things unfold they had no idea about.