A gripping vel of evil, justice, sacrifice and atonement... As a junior barrister, Brendan Conlly receives a brief to defend a torious paedophile. Although only assisting a QC, the silk is compromised mid-trial and forced to resign, leaving Brendan to assume the defence. He achieves the almost impossible - a verdict of t guilty by way of insanity - but the prospect of turning the predator loose proves too much for the sincere and principled young barrister. In a shock move he dumps his girlfriend, defies his parents and quits the Bar to become a Jesuit priest. Twenty years later, hearing confession, he is confronted by the very same man. Coerced into defending his latest charge of murder, Brendan finds a unique way of turning the tables on the evil predator. Agnus Dei twists and turns its way through a maze of evil deeds and moving challenges. With thrilling developments in a life or death pursuit of justice and retribution, the unexpected is always around the corner, heightening the suspense, right to the last pages!