The Reverend Lee Barker went missing years ago
And the people of Stillwater, Mississippi, believe they know why. They are convinced he was murdered by his stepson Clay Montgomery. But only Clay—and his mother and sisters—can say for sure. But they’re not talking.
Allie McCormick is a cold-case detective from Chicago. After a difficult divorce, she’s returned to Stillwater with her six-year-old daughter to find the peace she once knew in her hometown, and to work for the local police force while she’s starting over. But when Clay’s powerful enemies join forces to put him behind bars, Allie feels duty-bound to uncover the truth