As a teen, fitness instructor Haley Jo Smith was brutally attacked. Years later she seems to have the perfect life, but what secrets lie beneath the surface? *Detective Maura Newcome -- As a rookie Maura gets called out on a homicide case and finds a teen girl named Haley Jo covered in blood and bruises. There is a man beside her, dead. Blood everywhere. What a case to cut her teeth on! *Haley Jo Smith -- raped and brutalized as a teen, Haley grows up to be a productive member of society. She becomes a fitness instructor and stays in close contact over the years with her friend and mentor, Maura Newcome, who eventually works her way up to detective. Haley fancies herself a bit of a crime-solver herself and often offers up help to Maura. *Shala, Haley's lifelong BFF -- Shala has stuck with Haley through thick and thin. When Shala's finace' dies, Haley investigates the crime. *Detective Jack Grammer -- Maura's newest partner and a hunky cop. He has his sights set on Haley. *Sherry and Alton Pettit -- Owners of the cafe' in Haley's building with secrets of their own.