Eric Warner (Michael Ealy) is at the top of his game. Smart, well-educated and hardworking, he is the heir apparent to his family private equity firm in Charlotte, North Carolina. Newly married to "the one" and walking on air, Eric is flush with success, but all of that is about to change.
In the premiere, "The Fall," Eric is attending a party to honor his dad passing over the reins of the company to him, when suddenly tragedy strikes. Eric's smart and beautiful wife, Kate Warner (Jordana Brewster), is found dead, and life, as he knows it, is over. Overseeing the case is the unflappable and formidable Detective Andrea Cornell (Juliette Lewis). She immediately puts the grieving husband in her crosshairs, but, as always, secrets seep out about this seemingly perfect family and turn their world upside down. As Eric battles to prove his innocence and save the family's company, he discovers that his beloved Kate and the rest of his family are not who they appeared to be.
Eric's shocking past transgression leads Detective Cornell to interrogate him, revealing the first of Kate's many secrets. Desperate to prove that his life with Kate wasn't just one big lie, Amanda helps him search for answers. Despite her strong objections, Eric wants to bring his new findings to Detective Cornell. However, once he sees an ex-girlfriend - one of his worst nightmares - with Cornell at the police station, his hopes of redirecting her investigation quickly fade. Guest starring are AnnaLynne McCord as Melanie Warner, Eric Winter as Neil Oliver, David James Elliott as Major Bryant, McNally Sagal as May Stone and Carter MacIntyre as Shane Campbell
Eric attempts to track down Kate's missing assistant, Liam, only to find out that he is not at all who he said he was. But was Kate on to him or not? A secret rendezvous Kate had at a sleazy motel only poses more questions about who murdered her. Meanwhile, Cornell confronts Eric with explosive information obtained by questioning his ex-girlfriend Tina Sawyer. Finally, Eric pursues a woman who may have ties to Liam, only to find that someone has gotten there first.
Guest starring are Eric Winter as Neil Oliver, McNally Sagal as May Stone, Romy Rosemont as Belinda Peterson, Graham Phillips as Liam Connors, Carter MacIntyre as Shane Campbell and Remy Nozik as Carrie-Ann.
Eric discovers that he and Danny have more in common than he first believed. The two get closer to finding Liam, but they aren't the only ones who have been hot on his trail. At work, things begin to unravel when Patrick fails to cover for Eric at a big meeting and then gets swept up in Detective Cornell's web of interrogation. And just when Eric begins to get some answers, he is confronted by a huge betrayal, leaving him speechless.
Guest starring are AnnaLynne McCord as Melanie Warner, Eric Winter as Neil Oliver, David James Elliott as Major Bryant, Edwin Hodge as Dr. Greg Young, McNally Sagal as May Stone, Graham Phillips as Liam Connors, Brendan Hines as Detective Ralston, Remy Nozik as Carrie-Ann and Presilah Nunez as Carly Sinclair.
Eric discovers that Danny is not who he appears to be, and it may cost Cornell her job. Meanwhile, Cornell reveals more of Kate's secrets to an unsuspecting Eric, who begins to question the motives of even those closest to him. In a desperate search for answers, Eric and Patrick take a trip to visit someone from Kate's past, who reveals an astonishing secret. Finally, Danny makes a last-ditch effort to secure Eric's support, as he pursues his own agenda.
Guest starring are AnnaLynne McCord as Melanie Warner, Eric Winter as Neil Oliver, Romy Rosemont as Belinda Peterson, David James Elliot as Major Bryant, Brendan Hines as Detective Ralston, Presilah Nunez as Carly Sinclair, Virginia Gardner as Rachel, Chelsea Field as Janice, and Rod Rowland as Jake.
A mysterious visitor, who had a secret connection to Kate, turns up in Eric's office and leads him to a startling discovery. The more indiscretions and lies are revealed, the more Eric questions who he can trust - especially his brother, Patrick.
Meanwhile, the second anniversary of her partner's unsolved murder has Detective Cornell frustrated and on edge. Her ex-husband, Ethan, turns up unannounced to share some difficult news. Tensions build between Cornell and Danny, threatening to thwart each of their plans, and she continues to simultaneously bait and butt heads with Eric.
Guest starring are Jake Weber as Dr. Ethan Barrett, AnnaLynne McCord as Melanie Warner, Romy Rosemont as Belinda Peterson, David James Elliot as Major Bryant, Edwin Hodge as Dr. Greg Young, McNally Sagal as May Stone, Brendan Hines as Detective Ralston, Cole Bernstein as Jennifer Barrett, Larry Poindexter as Mark Peterson, Nigel Gibbs as Ivan Dale, and Cody Longo as Charlie Peterson.