Rick Street is one of the unlucky ones. His rough past in the foster care system has led him to a life of homelessness. But despite it all, the handsome young man is a decent person--which is why he steps out of the shadows one night when he realizes a girl is about to be victimized. When the police see Rick brandishing a knife in the young woman's defense, they're confident they've found the serial killer that has been stalking the streets of Salt Lake City . . .
When probation officer Miranda Martinez is assigned to Rick's case, she thinks she's in for a tedious project. Though he's been cleared as a suspect in an ongoing murder case, Miranda has been tasked with helping Rick to become a productive member of society. Impressed by the passion with which Rick works to turn his life around, she is unwillingly drawn to the successful and confident man he is becoming. But with their focus on one another, it's all too easy to forget that there is still a serial killer at large--and when the strange phone calls begin, Miranda fears she may be the next target. As Rick uncovers his own shocking connection to the murderer, he must draw on his years on the streets to protect the woman he loves in a deadly race against time . . .