Patrick Swayze stars as a convict on death row in this tense crime drama. Following the suspicious death of his wife, Race Darnell (Swayze) is found guilty of her murder and sentenced to death. While waiting to hear his fate, Race is maintained by the love letters of four sympathisers. But after his sentence is overturned in a retrial Race is again arrested for a startlingly similar crime. He immediately suspects one of his disgruntled female correspondents of framing him, but which one?