Out of the Blue is set in the beautiful beach resort of Manly, Australia which is famous for the catchphrase "seven miles from Sydney, a thousand miles from care". The story opens when a group of thirty something friends return to their home town for a high school reunion. However the celebrations are brought to an abrupt end when one of the group is murdered. As the remainder of the group get embroiled in a murder investigation friendships are challenged and loyalties torn. Whom amongst them is a killer? The question is going to baffle police, and when the answer is revealed, life in Manly will never be the same again.