Even the most innocent among us have secrets we would rather keep hidden. It’s the ones that escape that can be the deadliest.
When a long-haul trucker, lost on his route, narrowly misses a hitchhiker wandering in the center of the road, he scrambles to reach the fallen figure. However, it doesn’t take long to realize that the young woman he almost killed is not a hitchhiker and that something more sinister lurks in Lake Pines.
Constable Simon Phillips and his team begin to investigate the suspicious appearance of the mystery woman when he discovers his old boss, and newest member of the country’s Human Trafficking task force is taking over the case.
With more than one life on the line, Simon reluctantly relinquishes control of the investigation while he considers the ramifications of their changing friendship.
Amid the changes to her work and personal life after the global pandemic, Doctor Kerry Dearborne sets out on a quest for information that only threatens to bring her and her family closer to danger. And her father’s words of warning are no longer an echo in her head.
As the three friends come to terms with the way their lives have changed, they realize that some secrets are better left buried while others need to be driven into the light. The test will be deciding which is which.