“I think I have a stalker,” the message read. “If you’re reading this I’m either missing or dead. My life may depend on what you do. Please find out what happened to me. You’re the only one I can trust.”
It’s time to prepare for her painting chapter’s annual Halloween boutique house event, but Rory Anderson has other things on her mind. Her friend, Zelena, has sent her a cryptic email begging for help, and no one has seen Zelena since the painting group’s decoration meeting days earlier.
Despite the protests of her boyfriend, a detective with the Vista Beach police department, Rory pursues the few leads she has to find Zelena. But someone is watching Rory, and each new clue she uncovers leads her closer to danger. Is Zelena alive or dead? And if she’s already dead, will Rory be able to find out the truth behind Zelena’s disappearance without suffering the same fate?