Single mother of two, Kenyadda Patterson, works two jobs and goes to college at night in addition to raising her children. When she is discovered murdered, detectives hunt down the killer, and discover he's closer to her than they could imagine.
Nikki McPhatter, 31, is a U.S. Navy veteran and MBA graduate who has a close circle of friends, but she is looking for love; after McPhatter disappears, detectives follow a trail that leads them into the lair of a killer.
After beloved teacher Anthony Davis is murdered in his home, detectives discover that despite Davis' best efforts to steer his students onto the right path, evil sometimes triumphs over good.
North Carolina State Insurance auditor Sallie Rohrbach disappears during a routine assignment in Charlotte; while searching for Rohrbach, detectives hit numerous dead ends before discovering the horrific truth.