Hailey's niece tells her that her music teacher, the main force behind collecting funds for school repairs, wanted to talk to her as an ex prosecutor. As she's missing, Hailey investigates and finds blood. Police interviews all teachers.
When her nephew and his roommate disappear, following the suspicious death of the roommate's girlfriend, Aurora investigates. Enlisting the help of her friends, she is also assisted by her new neighbor, college professor Nick Miller.
Emotionally ready to confront her fiancé's 15-year-old murder, Hailey finds herself caught up in the case of a missing college coed. The deeper Hailey digs into the young woman's disappearance the more she is convinced the two events are related.