'The Outside Man' is Adam Shaw, a successful society lawyer haunted by the murder years ago of his father. A northerner in a closed town in the deep South, a town that guards its secrets jealously, Shaw finds the brutally slain body of his best friend's wealthy wife. And his friend is missing.
In this closed, privileged world where the rich will do everything in their power to maintain their civilized image, Shaw will risk everything he has - his career, his marriage, and even his life - in a passionate quest for the real killer. The secrets he uncovers will reveal to him the shocking truth of his own past and future . . .