Abigail Duncan wakes to a phone call telling her of the brutal murder of her former lover and dear friend. A return to her hometown for the funeral soon becomes a run for her life, not only from the murderer but also from the truth about her own well-concealed act of killing to survive during a war. As the story unfolds, Abby confesses her experiences in Desert Storm and becomes haunted with the past as the bizarre connection between then and now reveals itself. While the FBI works to protect her and apprehend the murderer, the murderer works to push Abby over the mental edge with their secret correspondence. With every breath Abigail is drawn deeper and deeper into the twisted mentality of the murderer. As she fights to overcome the demons that haunt her, will she survive, or will she edge too close to the precipice of death?