When high school girls are being murdered and thrown into the Cape Fear River in a small Southern town, it has all the signs that a serial killer is at work .The murders go unsolved by law enforcement as local corruption and politics come into play. The scenario changes after the daughter of an influential member of the community becomes one of the murdered vicitims. Called to the scene is a somewhat middle aged, over-the-hill private insvestigator whose appearance and demeanor look nothing like your typical "TV Private Investigator." Kenneth Sadler's looks and "Good Ole Country Boy" way of doing things fail to show an abundance of experience and knowledge. Keneth's worldly maner and high moral characer are not expressed at all. Well, maybe with the exception of the fact that he attracts widow women like a magnet. He often proves that "Older is Better!" Kenneth Sadler pursues what seems to be a hometown serial killler at full speed. In his pursuit, he finds that the case is more complex than first thought. The real mystery is what makes a person a serial killer.