FBI Agent Dillion Savich rescues two teenage boys from their kidnappers. He kills the one kidnapper. The other, he severely injures. But the kidnappers seem to have some kind of other-worldly accomplices.
The injured kidnapper escapes.
Savich’s recieves notice that younger sister is in need of help. The kidnapping case is handed off, and Agent Savich and his wife head to California to assist Lily, his younger sister.
Lily has crashed a new SUV straight into a redwood hoping to commit suicide. While it was true that Lily’s daughter had just been killed in a hit-and-run and Lily had been very distraught, Savich does not believe that his sister is suicidal. The more he learns of Lily’s relationship with her new husband and his family, the surer he feels there is something just no quite right.
Tommy Baxter, a smart, athletic eighteen-year-old, announces his new life goal- He wants to become a police officer.
His mother, Reagan, is in shook. She was sure her son was destined for far greater things… And all of them far less dangerous.
Luke, Tommy’s father, is well aware of the dangers of being a police officer, but he is supportive. Luke can see the many personality characteristics of this profession being a good choice for Tommy from Tommy’s life from childhood.
The plot twists even further. Tommy’s high school sweetheart is diagnosed with cancer.
Now Tommy has to battle for his life goals while assisting Annalee Miller in battling for her life.
FBI agent Ford “”Mac”” MacDouglas seeks to find out the truth about the ‘whys’ and ‘hows’ surrounding the unexpected ‘attempted suidide’ of his sister, Jilly Barlett. Jilly seems to have purposefully drove her white Porsche off a cliff. MacDouglas find the possibility that his sister wanting to commit suicide impossible to believe.
He visits the small town where his sister and husband live and is suddenly caught in even stranger events. While hospitalized, immediately after awakening from a four-day coma, his sister runs away. There are hints that Jilly and her husband are drug-dealers. And then, a local town librarian is tied up knowing far too much about the mysteries.