A crime thriller set in an unidentified big city.
Dr. Steven Radcliffe is a psychologist and therapist known for working with high profile patients, including actors and musicians, as well as police officers, doctors, and political figures. One of his patients is Det. Seth Hayes, a homicide detective who became a local celebrity after writing a novel based on some of his cases. Another is Dr. Elias North, a former army doctor who is now the head surgeon of the city's largest hospital.
One day Det. Hayes tells Dr. Radcliffe of a new serial killer case he is working on. Immediately after this, Dr. North tells Dr. Radcliffe that he is the serial killer Det. Hayes is chasing. When Dr. Radcliffe threatens to inform the police, North reveals that he has taken Radcliffe's daughter Morgan hostage.
Dr. Radcliffe must now try to convince Det. Hayes that North is the killer, without saying anything that would cause North to kill his daughter. However, this is made difficult by Hayes' partner, Det. Kayley Lund, who fell in love with North after he saved her life, and is now working for him to lead Hayes off track.
Other characters include:
Maria Summers, Hayes' mentally unstable publisher, who is in love with Hayes and fears that she will lose Hayes to Kayley Lund or Lacey Jarrett, and later has the same fear about Morgan Radcliffe.
Dr. Lacey Jarrett, North's coworker and a friend of Det. Hayes', who is taken hostage after while attempting to inform Det. Hayes over the phone of her suspicion that North is the serial killer.
Grant Tatham, a police officer turned Senator who attempts to protect North by misleading or directly interfering with Hayes' investigation.
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