Julia Webster and Hugo del Fuego are missing from their third floor apartment in Bagley. The grisly display discovered in their home leaves Detectives Perkins and Jones with little evidence to follow and, as more remains turn up, the pressure mounts to find the killer. Time is the key element in solving a case riddled with dead ends and a strange family hiding its true evil behind the façade of money and power.
Can they unravel the secrets hidden behind the closed doors and will it be enough to solve the case and rescue the couple in time?
After five years of struggling to make a new life for herself, Amanda is called back to her past under the hot African sun.
Dangers she thought she had left behind are waiting to haunt her and reveal the secret she ran away to protect. Alex is a man drowning in his own world of sorrow from his wife’s death. Questions which plagued him for years are suddenly finding answers that he could never imagine. The woman he has sworn to protect might be his wife’s murderer. The past might have found Alex and Amanda, but it is the future they have to fight for . . . if they survive the truth.