Adapted from author Giles Blunt's award-winning "John Cardinal Mysteries" series, Cardinal is a six-episode dramatic thriller that follows Detective John Cardinal on a chilling hunt for a brutal killer in a small Northern Ontario town.
Demoted for a hunch about a case that he wouldn't let go, Cardinal is brought back to the Homicide Unit when the body of missing 13-year-old Katie Pine is discovered, proving his instincts correct. Back on the case, his search for her murderer soon becomes an all-consuming race to stay ahead of a serial killer.
Meanwhile, Cardinal must manage his own precarious family issues and secrets, and keep a watchful eye on his new partner, Detective Lise Delorme, who he believes may have her own secret agenda.
The action of Cardinal Season 2 unfolds half a year after the finale of 1st season. The scene is still Algonquin Bay, and the main characters are John Cardinal (Billy Campbell) and his partner Det. Lise Delorme (Karine Vanasse). A pair of detectives are engaged in a new confusing investigation of serial ritual murders. It all begins with the fact that a woman with a bullet wound of the head was found. Red was saved, but she remembers nothing about herself, nor about who shot her. One thing is known, that she is connected with a series of cruel murders and someone continues to haunt her. Detectives Cardinal and Delorme must protect the victim, find the shooter and uncover a strange and confusing case in the new episodes of season 2 Cardinal.Read more »
The actions of the new season take place after the shocking finale of the previous chapter, when John finds the body of his wife Catherine. The time of year is changing, but the beauty of autumn will not brighten up the terrible events that took place in Algonquin Bay. So, John Cardinal and Lise Delorme are waiting for new complicated cases in the upcoming episodes.Read more »