Stranded in a tiny Texas hotel, Giselle Thibodeaux sees Kit Robertson, a fading country music star from her hometown, who might have answers to the secrets surrounding her parents. Kit is drawn to Giselle and opens up about the grisly murders that shook the small western town they grew up in. Kit tells the story of playing near the river, when he and his best friend, Whitey, stumbled upon the body of a mutilated young woman. As they struggle to uncover a killer who strikes again and again. Kit and Whitey look death in the face, striving to overcome the hardships life has dealt them. And in the end, Giselle might find what her heart has really been longing for.