A mutilated body found frozen in a block of ice. A second body perched high in a cathedral, riding a gargoyle -- hidden for more than thirty years. When forensic evidence links both victims to one crime, reporter Philip Dryden knows he's on to a terrific story. What he doesn't know is that his search for the truth will involve a mystery from his own past. As his investigation gets increasingly urgent, he will come face to face with his deepest fears...and a cold-blooded killer.