Fauna Hodel, a teenage girl who was given away at birth, grows up outside of Reno, Nevada. Fauna lives comfortably with the mysteries of her origin, until one day she makes a discovery that leads her to question everything. As Fauna begins to investigate the secrets of her past, she meets a ruined reporter and together they follow a sinister trail that swirls ever closer to Dr. George Hodel, a man involved in some of Hollywood's darkest debauchery, & possibly, its most infamous unsolved crime.
Fauna attempts to track down her family, including her mysterious grandfather, George Hodel. Jay continues his pursuit of the Bloody Romeo, but he can't let go of the story that ruined his career; a story that involved George Hodel.