Fourteen years ago, Sam Bowden testified against Max Cady. Now Cady is out of prison and waging a war of terror against Sam and Carol and their children. Cady is cunning and ruthless and sooner or later he’s going to start killing them. Bowden has always been a strong believer in the law, but until there’s proof, there’s little the law can do about Cady. Sam and Carol have to dig deeper to unearth their primal survival instincts.