"The shadow rules the night. The shadow is his only friend." Sheriff Mike Holcomb, retired, (Katelyn Manor, Mona White's Diary) has been brought back by the county to do what he does best, investigate. He finds help from an unusual source, the mysterious Carmen Ducote, a retired linguist from New Orleans. From North Alabama to New Orleans and back they discover and solve the clues that they hope will answer the question. "Who is he? Who is...the shadow man?"