After an explosive confrontation with her mother, Katherine "Katie" Morgan left her childhood home on the eve of her high school graduation twenty-five years ago. Now, more than two decades later, the prodigal daughter returns to her hometown, Brooksboro, Georgia, bringing a shadowy danger with her. As Katie attempts to reconcile with her broken-hearted and embittered mother, the past continues to haunt her, threatening to destroy the new life and happiness she has built with her husband, Ben Webster. As Katie confronts the looming shadows of her past, Ben fights the demons of their present when he discovers an illegal escort operation within his five-star hotel. Both Ben and Katie are in danger unless they can expose the darkness that has gripped their lives, all the while moving out of the shadows and into the light.