When a young girl is found strangled in a small clearing along Whisper Creek in Charleston, South Carolina, Lieutenant Mark Wheeler must use all his resources to find a sadistic killer. As he digs deeper into the investigation, the case stirs up old wounds from his past. Soon he discovers there may be a connection between human trafficking and his Janie Doe. Suddenly, all of Charleston is in an uproar for the police to find the girl's killer. As the case takes a few hard turns, nothing can prepare him for the world he's about to encounter, the past that haunts him, and a city on the brink of destruction.