Nick Falconi has never investigated a murder. He free lances divorce and fraud cases and is a go-to guy for an insurance company. But w he finds himself immersed in the murder of a young San Francisco prostitute. Her naked body had been found dumped in affluent Marin County. Her best friend contacts Nick and convinces him to take the case. Although Nick tried his best to refuse, the adamant friend won't take for an answer. Now Nick finds himself in the middle of a murder case without a clue or a suspect. All he can do w is follow his gut feelings which eventually lead him to the frightening conclusion of the story.