Jane Whitefield helps people disappear. Fleeing desperate situations, Jane's clients come to her for new identities, new lives where they won't be found.
And when people need Jane's services, they come to the old house in rural New York where she was raised.It's there Jane finds Sara, a young woman in serious trouble. Sara's boyfriend found out she had a lover, then made Sara watch as he murdered the man. Acquitted despite Sara's testimony, now he's trying to find her and kill her.Jane can easily outsmart the boyfriend, but he has new friends: a Russian organized crime brotherhood.
On learning Sara is with a tall, dark-haired woman who disappears people, the Russians become incredibly interested. They believe Jane's knowledge of past clients could be worth millions.So begins a bloodthirsty chase through the northeastern US, ending up in Maine's Hundred Mile Wilderness. Only one thing is certain: just one party - Jane or her pursuers - will emerge alive.