Redeemed From the Ashes is the story of Evelyn Richardson whose maimed husband Carl goes missing as a result of the Halifax Explosion of 1917. The chances of finding him grow thin as the days pass into cruel winter and the chaos of a shattered city remains. Evelyn is encouraged by her disheartening mother to leave Carl for dead and to move on with her life. She meets Doctor Gerald MacCrae, whom she comes to love. Gerald harbours a secret from the past and within the present that threatens to rip apart any chance at happiness for Evelyn again.