CJ Tillman is a two-strike felon fresh out of prison who has a job, a daughter, and one last chance to turn his life around. That chance comes when he is paroled to the home of a seemingly helpful elderly couple he met through a prison ministry. But calm quickly gives way to chaos as strange events begin to tear his life apart. Nearly killed in a mysterious accident, CJ realizes that things are not always as they appear. Caught between his unforgiving past and his inescapable future, he struggles to survive as life spirals out of control in a series of twists and turns that threaten to make parole a death sentence.
Tired of the noise and madness of New York and the crushing conventions of late Eisenhower-era America, itinerant journalist Paul Kemp travels to the pristine island of Puerto Rico to write for a local San Juan newspaper run by the downtrodden editor Lotterman.
There is a new criminal mastermind at large (Professor Moriarty) and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil and lack of conscience may give him an advantage over the detective.
This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago.