A brush with death and a glimpse of hell had set him on the wrong journey for redemption. The voice of God tells him to "Live as I lived", and so begins his life as The Sinner, creating his own fanatical world of salvation while the bodies of murdered homeless men pile up. January DeLena is a respected Washington, D.C. journalist. When she begins to investigate the series of murders she meets homicide detective Benjamin North. Together they discover the killer's motive, and their love for each other. But the motive leads directly to January herself. One beautiful, yet unfortunate, detail of January's story puts her in the path of the self-proclaimed messiah's journey, making her the ultimate target.