Michael Chambers (Peter Gallagher) is a drifter and a charmer living on his good looks and luck. When he returns to the place he calls "home", he is greeted by a mother starting her new life, a brother driven by jealous rage and Rachel (Alison Elliot), the woman he left behind. In a frantic attempt to get Rachel back, Michael makes a desperate and very dangerous deal. When passion ignites into obsession, a treacherous game of "who do you trust?" spins a deadly web of intrigue and murder.