There was no body when Dr. Amy Prescott arrived at her cousin's apartment after an early morning call. But there was chaos and a missing fianc�. Oren Prescott was innocent, Amy believed, although he was nowhere to be found. Working for the Seattle State Crime Lab, where her father is the local Medical Examiner, Amy is surrounded by trouble. This time as reporter Simon Kittredge teams up with Dr. Amy Prescott, they find clues leading them from Montana to an abandoned waterfront pier. Lurking behind their every move, someone watches. As the real body surfaces, Amy discovers that she could be the next victim.