Unfortunately, her current boyfriend, Derek Watson, has a entirely different agenda. He is an old nemesis from T.G.'s past and causes problems in Max and T.G.'s marriage when it is evident he is involved in the kidnapping of Max's young son, Alex. Derek turns violent when Shannon breaks up with him. Lucky for her, Chase Westmore, her handsome next-door neighbor, comes to her rescue and Derek is arrested and taken to jail. The search for Alex continues, and when he is found, Shannon 's problems are just beginning. The discovery of two dead bodies in the trunk of her car throws her life into a tailspin and she has to do everything in her power to prove her innocence, before she is added to the growing list of fatalities.
Max, T.G. as well as Shannon and Chase find themselves involved in a murder investigation, as they are thrown together, trying to save themselves, as well as solve another murder mystery.