Melinda Gordon communicates with earthbound spirits, ghosts who cling to the living because they have unfinished business. Her husband, Jim, worries about Melinda, who often navigates through chilling circumstances while trying to help her clients, alive or dead, find closure. Melinda recently revealed her gift to her friend, Delia Banks, a single mom who works in Melinda's antique shop. However, Melinda fears the consequences of drawing Delia into this unconventional world. Melinda also shared her secret with quirky Professor Rick Payne, an expert in occult beliefs and history who thrives on helping her gain insights into the more baffling paranormal phenomena she encounters.