Detective Chief Augustus Mallory moved to Tyler, Texas to get away from the big city. Now, a serial killer is staking his quiet town. To make matters worse, his old-time friend, FBI agent Demetri Ranoir, has informed Mallory that he believes the murderer is an extremely elusive killer on the FBI's most wanted list. With the bodies piling up and his niece, Pagan-newly graduated from the police academy-thinking she can solve the case, Mallory is knee deep in worry. Now, the killer has turned his sights on Augustus. Can Mallory solve this case before this psychopath kills him or someone close to him?