When a long-time friendship dies, whose fault is it? Decades past junior high, Caroline Batzer finds herself snubbed more and more often by her best friend. At first confused, she is later stunned to learn that Sarah Leigh has betrayed her in a way she would never have suspected. In an all-too-public setting, Caroline airs her anger at the woman everyone else in town considers saintly. When Sarah disappears soon afterward, it looks like Caroline murdered her. Desperately she tries to figure out who else could have done it—Sarah’s philandering husband? Her useless son? Caroline’s nightmare is just beginning, because the people responsible for what happened to Sarah now come after her, and they don’t care how rough things get.