Detective Paige McGraw is waiting for something to go her way for once. After letting a suspect slip through her fingers, her career is now in shambles. Stuck working in the shadow of the brash new homicide inspector on the force, Clarissa Wright, she hopes to redeem herself by catching a good case or bringing her slippery fugitive to heel.
When a defrocked priest is found horribly murdered and mutilated, it may be just the right investigation Paige needs to prove she's still a capable cop. When she and the inspector go off on a quest to find the killer, they uncover a multitude of other crimes including child sexual abuse. While in pursuit of the devilish predator, the inspector falls victim to one of these horrendous misdeeds. With her partner sidelined, can Paige still find the killer and prove she is capable or will more suffer at the hands of the mysterious murderer?