A week ago a local teenage girl went missing. With half the town out looking for her, it wasn't going to be long before a local Private Investigator got wrapped up in the search. However, a midnight phone call from an old acquaintance was not what Jack Mullens expected. Thrust into a web of false trails and cold leads, he soon finds that nothing is secure, and nobody he knows can be trusted. He learns the very Essence of Betrayal.