Atlanta, Georgia. A young woman is brutally attacked and left for dead. The police search for the culprit but the trail goes cold, until agent Will Trent makes a startling discovery. A prisoner in the state penitentiary tells Will that the attack looks identical to the crime he was convicted for ten years earlier. The imprisoned man has always maintained his innocence. Now, he's sure he was framed... A dangerous investigation involving two similar crimes ten years apart.