After an inmate claims to have information regarding the murder of Carrie Singer, who was found in a VA field in 2004, the Isle of Wight County Sheriff's Office reopens the case as seasoned Det. A beloved mother and daughter are senselessly murdered in their rural Florida cottage and their case goes unsolved for years.
Then, out of the blue, a mysterious phone call from nearly 1500 miles away leads investigators straight to the killer.
Nearly two decades later, the case comes to trial with prosecutors and the defense each painting a different picture of what happened.A body is found engulfed in flames in a Los Angeles alley.17-year-old Mary Jayne Jones is full of nubile innocence when she moves to small town Iowa and gets a job waiting tables. Shortly after 30-year old Katrina Smith vanishes, investigators discover her abandoned car, as well as security footage of a mysterious stranger walking alone the night she went missing. And it's a mistake that will cost Jayne her life.A mother vanishes the day before she reports for Officer Training School.
Her husband claims she ran off with another lover, but her family suspects something much worse.Soon, secret lives will be unlocked and suspects will emerge.A loving, churchgoing grandmother is found stabbed to death in her apartment, leaving Joe Kenda to wonder what sort of monster could do such a thing.One man, an investigative journalist with his own agenda, came forward with a sensational conspiracy theory about the Son of Sam.After an affair ends, a man allegedly kidnaps his former lover at gunpoint before fleeing from justice.Dogged investigators spend 15 years searching several states, only to find a killer close to home.