Kate Conlan has the unfortunate habit of being at the wrong place at the wrong time. Such as the first morning back at work from leave, she just has to be the one who spotted the twitchy man. In stopping him, her tights were torn and she received a swollen lip. Just as she reached her office, she was summoned to the office of Ted Sabin, her boss' boss. A special witness in a special case for her to look after. Whilst Kate loves her job as a victim's advocate, she does NOT do children. But in this, she has no choice.The Cremator, as the press dubbed him, striked again the previous night. His third victim, tortured, murdered, and then set alight at the park, was suspected to be the daughter of a prominent businessman. The FBI was called and they have sent their best profiler, John Quinn, to assist in this case.Kate had worked with John in her past life, of which she escaped and closed the door to five years ago. Seeing him once again brought all those pain back to the forefront of her mind. And yet, to stop the Cremator they have to work together. Can they stop the Cremator in time before he strike again?