The events described in the book and series are based on real events that took place in Canada in the nineteenth century. Grace is a teenage girl who is sentenced for murder. As an adult woman, she continues to serve her sentence and works at the home of the Governor of the penitentiary. The prudish nineteenth-century society is fascinated by this extremely mysterious woman. But is everything really as it was presented to the viewer? Did Grace actually commit a terrible crime? You can find out by watching the series, which shall premiere in September 2017. However, you can watch the trailer for the pilot episode of this show. The creators have already released fragments of the video that present its dark and mysterious atmosphere. Click on the link and see for yourself.