Bluesman Lem Taylor finds himself lost in a place he's never been, hunted for crimes he didn't commit. Will he be able to recover from the shock of all that has transpired before the wrong people track him down and make him pay? Can Hempstead County Sheriff, Harold Beasely uncover the truth of what happened in that cabin before his entire community erupts in the flames of racial intolerance? It's a footrace between justice and prejudice that Beasely is determined to win... If only he can hold off the flood of dead bodies being discovered on his watch long enough to run it.