Sometimes digging for the truth unleashes deadly consequences. In the remote Alberta wilderness, a madman wanders Cold Lake. His victims are happy to share his company...until they suffer by his blade. Journalist Carmen James and her cameraman are there to cover the story, but as darkness falls they must fight to stay alive. John Malloy lives a simple life in his cabin in the woods, until he stumbles upon a half-naked woman hiding in his woodshed. She's bloodied, bruised and terrified, compelling him to aide her. As Carmen mends under his care, unexpected passion flares between them. But The Cold Lake Butcher has set his sights on their refuge. Can love overcome the twisted mind of a killer?