This gripping tale unfolds in a peaceful Minnesotatown, where crime is something that just doesn't happen. But when a young boydisappears, it marks the beginning of a unspeakable nightmare. There are nowitnesses, no cluesonly a note, cleverly taunting, casually cruel. Has acold-blooded kidnapper struck? Or is this the reawakening of a long-quietserial killer? Now, a tough-minded investigator on her first, make-or-breakcase, and a local cop who fears that big city evils have invaded his smalltown, are hunting for a madman. Together, they must outsmart a killer whoknows no bounds...and protect a town that may never feel safe again.