A fifteen-year-old girl has gone missing in the middle of the night and the following morning her boyfriend is found brutally murdered in his home. Was the girl responsible or is she also a victim of a killer? But who would want two teenagers dead?
After personal tragedy finds police detective Gemma Woodstock in the coastal town of Fairhaven with her son in tow. She has begged to be part of a murder investigation rather than take the time figure out how to handle the next stage of her life. As she searches for answers, while navigating her son's grief and hostility of her new colleagues, the mystery deepens and old tensions and secrets come to light, Gemma is increasingly haunted by a similar missing persons case she worked on not long before. A case that ended in tragedy and made her question her instincts as a cop. Can she trust herself again?