In one night of terrifying violence, four members of a family are brutally murdered, leaving the father - a possible suspect - clinging to life. When police detective D. D. Warren is called in, she's all too aware that it's a race against time. But there's more to the case than meets the eye...
Twenty-five years ago, Nurse Danielle Burton's life was rent asunder by a horrifying family tragedy. Now working on a paediatric psychiatry ward, she's sure that the past is long-buried. Until D. D.'s questions bring it all flooding back.
Victoria Oliver is a devoted mother, determined to protect her son, no matter the cost. But, like Danielle and D. D., she's soon to discover that the most devastating crimes can be those closest to home.