When Leonard Franks and his wife Ellie leave London for their dream retirement in Dartmoor, everything seems perfect. But then their new life is shattered. Leonard heads outside to fetch firewood from the back of the house - and never returns. Nine months later, with the police investigation at a dead end, Leonard's family turn to David Raker. But nothing can prepare Raker for what he's about to uncover. Because, at the heart of this disappearance lies a devastating secret. And by the time Raker realises what it is, it's not just him in danger - it's everyone he cares about.