When forensic sculptor Eve Duncan is asked to recreate a face from a skull, it seems like a routine job. Until the skull begins to reveal its shocking identity - it belongs to a man who's supposed to be alive, a man of vital importance to the nation. Then Eve finds she has some powerful enemies.
Eve Duncan, the best forensic sculptor in the nation, is obsessed with identifying the remains of murdered children and returning them to their parents. Haunted by the murder of her own daughter, whose body was never recovered, she leads a reclusive life that revolves around her work. When billionaire computer guru John Logan lures her to work on an adult skull via a large contribution to a fund for lost children, Duncan doesn't realize the magnitude of what she's getting into.