Teenager, Sarah Hillock, has decided death is a better alternative than life. She has attempted suicide and is determined to try again. Psychologist, Allyson Freemont, and detective, Ernie Blackwell, try to discover what has happened in this girl's life to set her on a path of self destruction. They learn her father, Alex Hillock, disappeared under suspicious circumstances nine years ago. His wife, Grace, is contacted by an attorney from Ft. Lauderdale with startling information. Against advice of friends and family, Grace takes her two children and leaves the safety of the rural Florida home they share with her mother. She has igred years of questions and gossip about her husband's disappearance. Grace still believes in him. She believes in love everlasting. Her friends and family are unsure what to believe.