When Rebecca Langley, a long-time nurse and best friend of Violet cummings, turns up missing, the chase is on to find her killer. Marty Hammonds, a gruff detective, is pulled out of retirement to help her solve the case. Little did he know that he would be led into the path of a psychopathic monster, whose killing methods rivaled those of Jack the Ripper.
A vendetta held by a mandman? Is he hiding in plain sight? Who will be his next victim? When a "floater" is found at Laguna Dam by two women taking their nighttime walk, the case is led in another direction, with Marty passionately pushing the investigation forward, moving toward a climatic ending that will stay with you for a very, very long time.