Former Olympic skating star Ellen Cusack is pondering a new beginning for her career when she starts receiving hate mail from someone calling himself the Ice Man. Soon after, the phone begins ringing in the middle of the night -- at first the caller hangs up when Ellen answers, but then he begins to talk to her. The stranger promises Ellen that he will change her life. When gardeners dig up the body of an unidentifiable young woman in Ellen's garden, panic sets in. And then a videotape arrives in the mail, a tape of a little girl in a blue dress who looks exactly like Ellen.
At her agent's insistence, she hires Peter Golding, a private investigator with a penchant for getting a little too involved with his clients. Who is after her, and why?