Maggie MacGilloway's life is one of Midwestern contentment. She has a good job. She is in love and she can see a future. Then a phone call pulls the string that beings to unravel the fabric of her life. The death of an old friend thrusts her past life into her present. The consummate sadness of recent loss leaves her searching for answers and needing the support of old friends. Uncertain as to who is on the level, Maggie is inexorably pulled into a journey where she questions her own sanity and her faith in the goodness of others. As the details are revealed, she finds her own life in danger.