A year later, the ceremony is back on but Kim's disappearance hasn't been forgotten. There have been no sightings of her since that night and most people believe she committed suicide by slipping into the reservoir where her shoe was found. Zara is determined to find out what happens and brings Aaron into her search. Aaron thinks she is probably in for a disappointment but his investigative nature can't quite let things slide. He starts to look into the case. He also get reacquainted with a woman who lives in the town and whom he'd met a year or so earlier. She makes him want to evaluate his life and see what is truly important. Can Aaron find out what happened to Kim for his friend's family?
Aaron Falk has been featured in several of Jane Harper's novels in the Australian settings she uses. He is an interesting character in and of himself and his inquisitive mind makes him the perfect person to be in law enforcement. This novel fleshes out his character in a different way and gives the reader insight into Australian natures and how the typical rural life unfolds. The mystery is tight and ends with a surprising revelation. This book is recommended for mystery readers.