Max Harding's life hasn't been the most fortunate one. After spending five years in jail for a crime he didn't commit, and the loss of his girlfriend, he has built up a new life far away from his troubled past. Together with Holly, the woman who took him in three years earlier, and her seven-year old son Ben, he lives a quiet, perfect life on a beach in Orange County, California. Almost perfect. Secretly, Max has been planning to take matters in his own hand to bring his past finally into balance with his present.
And he won't stop at anything to get back the peace his mind is so desperately craving for.
In 1988, Megan discovered a secret that destroyed her young life...as well as a fire that turned her and her brother into orphans from one moment to another. Trying to forget what she has seen in her family's basement, she starts a career in law enforcement.
26 years later, the truth uncovers itself in the most shocking way, leaving Megan to face her past one last time.
Will she finally find peace? Or will she fall right back into the nightmare she woke up to 26 years ago?