When eleven-year-old Emily is abducted in broad daylight on her way home from school, Detective Inspector Ben Jordan is handed the case. Fresh out of rehab, and with his career and marriage in tatters, he has 24 hours to find Emily before she is killed -- or worse. His opponents are cruel and heartless; his team includes a Bible-quoting DI with an agenda of his own. The odds are impossible. But Jordan has help. Emily won't go down without a fight.