When a call from his daughter, Katie, interrupts his much-needed vacation, Detective Wade Jackson kws it s bad news. His ex-wife, Renee, has disappeared and Jackson heads home to discover she s been kidnapped. That same weekend, a young University of Oregon student is brutally beaten and dumped naked at the ER. As Jackson teams with FBI Agent Carla River to retrace Renee s movements and handle a high-tech, fast-moving ransom demand, Detective Lara Evans must identify the young assault victim, then track down the assailant with leads to go on except the whispered rumor of a secret sorority. As the ransom goes horribly wrong and the suspects refuse to crack under interrogation, Jackson grows more fearful that Katie s mother will be lost forever and his daughter may never forgive him.