John Wayne Cleaver is dangerous and he knows it. He is 16 and helps his Mum and Aunt at the family mortuary. John is obsessed with serial killers but really doesn't want to become one. So for his own sake and the safety of those around him he lives by rigid rules to keep himself 'good' and 'normal'.
When somebody starts murdering people in John's small Mid-West town, he has to investigate and risk letting his own dark side out in order to stop the killer. But without his rules to keep him in check he might be more dangerous than the monster he is stalking. As the icy winter tightens its grip on the community a deadly supernatural game of cat and mouse ensues...
Based on the best-selling book by Dan Wells.