After publishing a book based on the tragic death of a high school colleague, controversial author Sidney Hall does not know how to cope with unexpected success. His book becomes a best-seller. The relationship with her boyfriend starts to shake because of the fame and glory she has begun to enjoy. Sidney suddenly disappears without a trace, no one knows anything about him anymore. After almost 10 years, an enigmatic detective is looking for the missing author, his books being intimately linked to a series of mysterious arson.