In a quiet New York suburb, three days before Christmas, two little girls have disappeared. It's a calculated and chilling reminder of a crime that happened once before, fifteen years ago to the day, when Detective Rouge Kendall's twin sister fell into the clutches of a sadistic predator--and vanished. But if the crime was solved, if the killer was apprehended, then who is playing with a haunted man's unforgettable fears?
It's more than a mystery. For Kendall, it's an omen of something terrifying to come. Something that will take him to the darkest corners of his imagination--and into the heart of a private nightmare that has never been put to rest...