A decorated Miami police detective named Blake Cutter is on the trail of one of Miami’s largest underworld syndicates, until his wife is killed in a car bomb intended for him. While reassigned to Bullet, Georgia to recover from the tragedy, he joins the State Bureau of Investigation and becomes a federal agent. Soon, he is tasked to investigate an unrelated murder of a prominent real estate investor who disappears from a yacht cruise and is discovered washed up on a shore. He then encounters a woman who is the spitting image of his late wife. She becomes one of several suspects with a motive and opportunity in both cases, drawing Cutter into a tangled web of intrigue and deceit.