When a series of appalling murders leads the local sheriff to conclude that the perpetrator may not reside in the mortal realm, he recruits washed-up horror novelist Philip Solomon to offer insight into the investigation.
Jessica Cleary took up running the Arizona hiking trails as a way to cope with the recent loss of her father. While out on a run in Wasp Canyon, Jessica stumbles upon a gruesome scene and finds herself injured and running for her life. There is something lurking inside Wasp Canyon—something vicious, cunning, and with an insatiable appetite. When people in town start falling victim to a mysterious predator and the police are unable to offer any explanation, Jessica decides it’s time to stop running—it’s time to stop running and fight.