Detective Dee Quarter is not thrilled to work with her new partner Connie Wilks. The two don’t have much time to debate the issue when they arrive at the home of a woman who was murdered. The woman was strangled to death.
Their deceased victim was in a relationship with Dee’s former ex which complicates their investigation and Dee’s relationship with her current boyfriend. In the course of the investigation, the detectives have to look into a cult to which their deceased victim belonged. The cult leader, Jonathan, is the charismatic leader of The Circle. His charming nature is difficult to resist, but the most difficult part is his piqued interest in Dee.
Complications seem to follow them at every turn, and Dee struggles to resist Jonathan’s pursuit. Working hard to maintain her professionalism, Dee is so focused on the case that she doesn’t realize the depth of Jonathan’s interest in wanting her to become a part of The Circle. Will his possessiveness threaten Dee’s life? Will Dee and Connie be able to solve the murder even with all the complications they encounter?