Karla Elliott, author, left home ten years earlier. Her parents attorney, Dave McMullen, calls to tell her that her parents were killed in an accident, and he asks her to come. Upon arriving in Rostenville, she learns that her parents were murdered and whoever did the deed is now trying to kill her. She spends her time trying to untangle the web of her life. She learns that her parents were not who she thought they were and that she herself isnt who she believed herself to be.