A small town divorce lawyer blames herself when a client’s teen daughter is murdered. She investigates and finds herself the killer’s next target.
Grieving the loss of her NYPD detective husband, former defense attorney Mia Peale moves to Grand Cove, Connecticut, hoping to rebuild her life. Now, starting a family law practice, she’s finally found peace until the daughter of one of her clients is brutally murdered, and the girl’s boyfriend stands accused.
Kelly Payne was an adored high school track star. Brian Hall is a poor boy in a rich town, and the community is outraged. But Mia can’t believe he’s guilty, and asks police detective Jay Colter for help. Jay is also skeptical of the D.A.’s case and secretly helps Mia investigate…but his alarm grows as her life is threatened by a maniac hiding among them.