Caroline Davis has been a Private Investigator for several years when she decided to attend a conference for P.I.s to find new computer applications used by others in the field. Not a gregarious person, she forced herself to attend for positive networking.
At the conference, she is approach by Joel Foster, another Private Investigator. Joel tells Caroline that their mutual friend and mentor, Jim Dublin, has a case on which he wants her to collaborate. The cold case involves a missing child named Gracie, missing for three years. Jim felt that, as a team and utilizing their investigative experience, they might be able to find this child.
As with many investigations, the case spiders into dangerous realms and puts both investigators in danger. They wind up in a desolate mining town of Pennsylvania. While the scenery is beautiful, the secrets they uncover are dark. Evil lurks in many places, and Caroline Davis is certain that it lives in this town.