A typical suburban family rent their backyard cottage to an outwardly friendly romance novelist who harbors a gruesome secret in this thriller starring David Arquette. When Chloe (Kristen Dalton) and Michael Carpenter (Victor Brown) place an ad seeking a tenant for their cottage, Robert Mars (Arquette) seems like the perfect candidate. Respectful, personable, and quick to smile, he quickly moves in and makes himself at home. But later, when Chloe grows suspicious about Robert and investigates his mysterious past, she realizes that her entire family is in grave danger. Now in order to save the ones she loves, Chloe will have to put her own life on the line. But even then, there's no guarantee that anyone will make it out of this terrifying ordeal alive.