In a small town in central Ontario, Chrissy Bartholomew, a well-liked and well-developed young girl of twenty, is found dead, floating naked in her parents’ swimming pool early one morning in July. With the pool water now red from her blood, her father tries unsuccessfully to calm his wife, who is in hysterics over her daughter’s death. An investigation reveals that Chrissy died from mysterious causes.rnrnWas it murder? A suicide? Maybe an accident? How does another girl seem to replace Chrissy? It all comes out in this intriguing story of blame and sacrifice between Tristan Goth and his father Troy, who inadvertently confess to the facts of the crime. But they make a pact to save both their lives from shame.