Three years ago, fifteen year old Ellen Vicksburg went missing in a quiet town in New Mexico. On the first anniversary of her death, her brother Ben found her body in a shallow grave by the river's edge.
The police believe she was the victim of a known psychopath. But Ben continues to pore over the evidence and finds patterns that link Ellen's case to similar unsolved murders.
Soon, a picture emerges of a ruhless killer, and Ben's obsession marks him as a threat. Will he uncover the truth in time to keep him and those he loves safe?