Though still suffering side effects from the injuries she sustained in a serious fall, Corey Curtis is off restricted duty and back at work in the morgue. Within hours of cutting the cast off her arm with a bone saw, she's asked by her former mentor to assist on a body recovery. Now she's elbow deep in decomposing human remains and a suspicious death that hits far too close to home. Just when her relationship with Dr. Thayer Reynolds has reached a new milestone, the new case tests Corey's limits while Thayer struggles with a difficult situation at work. Corey's impulsive nature has her hurtling down an all too familiar road with trouble around every corner. The only thing keeping the wheels from totally coming off is Thayer's unwavering love and support. But when the investigation comes full circle, everyone is caught off guard . . . threatening a most unhappy ending.