Winter in Minnesota can be deadly. George has always plunged into the season with a sense of contentment, but as the snow begins to fly, he hits a patch of icy luck.
Newly retired, he heads up north to escape his troubles and do some painting. There, he meets a young woman who begins pursuing him for more than his art. When she takes him on a wild ride, George isn't surprised to find Detective Nancy Simmons at his cabin door.
For Nancy, winter comes with a much-harsher reality. She feels the bite as she investigates who dumped a young woman's body in Lake Superior's frigid waters. Maybe, George isn't as innocent as he seems....