An unspeakable act has ripped apart the peaceful town of Bakersville, Oregon and the usually friendly, calm residents are in uproar, demanding that justice be done. But although a boy has confessed to the horrific crime, evidence shows he may not be guilty. Officer Rainie Conner, leading her first homicide investigation, is caught up in the controversy. It?s hitting too close to home, bringing back memories of her own past and her worst nightmares. But she has to find the real killer?
With the help of FBI profiler Pierce Quincy, Rainie comes closer to a deadly truth than she can imagine. Because out there in the shadows a man watches her and plots his next move. He knows her secrets. He kills for sport. He?s already brought death to Bakersville and forever shattered the community. But what he has really come for is Rainie ? and he won?t leave until he has destroyed her?