There’s a poisonoussecret behind these bucolic scenes …
When a powerful development company sets its sights on MasonCounty, Virginia, as the location for a sprawling resort for the rich, thelocals begin taking sides. Many residents see the resort as economic salvationfor the small Blue Ridge Mountains community, while others fear the county willbecome financially dependent on a predatory company.
Few oppose the development more vocally than veterinarianRachel Goddard. She sides with locals reluctant to sell their land and, in theprocess, complicates the life of her new husband, Sheriff Tom Bridger.
When a beloved couple is gunned down on the very farm theyrefused to sell, it seems supporters will stop at nothing to ensure the successof the resort. Now, disagreement in the community has exploded into civil war, with both sides lashing out. As the violence escalates, Rachel discovers theattacks are more sinister than they appear.
Can she bring the truth to light before her community tearsitself apart?