The bone-chilling sequel to 'A Secret to the Grave' and 'Winter Wonderland' Twenty-one years ago a terrified little girl shot dead a man. Lila and Eric Abbott's world spins out of control in an instant when their young son is shot and their infant daughter abducted in a seemingly random car jacking. While working on the case Detective Parker Bell disappears without a trace leaving, his friends and family, including new wife Tessa, frantic to find out what has happened to him. Pregnant with their first child Tessa clings to the belief that her husband would never abandon her, despite the insistence of family and friends that Parker's recent behavioral changes may mean he has left on purpose. A husband who's dead or a husband who's alive but abandoned her seem to be Tessa's only choices, until a mysterious stranger enters her life.