Five years ago a man is executed for the brutal murder of a family. Now another family is found dead in a similar way.

Echo Rose is finally a reporter for a well-established newspaper, but things get off to a rocky start when office politics get in the way and Echo has to prove herself to everyone. Detective Skip Malloy is sent to investigate the death of a father, mother, and daughter. Skip’s relationship with his partner is strained after he showed more loyalty to Echo during their last investigation. When a killer sets his sights on Skip and his family, Echo becomes the only person who can save them.