Sunsets in Toulouse are tinged with pink, making the city the ideal romantic getaway in southwest France. But come sunrise, its walls are bloodstained and the air rancid.
Each day, a new body turns up, mangled, and almost unrecognizable. Each night, a monster prowls undetected.
In this dark narrative, five stories intertwine.
Two siblings arrive in Toulouse to get rid of the plague, but one of them finds the mission a little more complicated, thanks to an old flame.
A bankrupt businessman accepts a bargain to save the woman he loves, with horrifying consequences.
An aspiring movie star drives around the city each night in search of fun, sex, and the spotlight she has always dreamed of.
An herbal pharmacist concocts the perfect love potion, which ends up in the wrong hands.
A middle-aged woman and her dog sit in the village square every day, hoping to see an old friend and fulfill a 10-year-old promise.
A crazy mix of romance, thriller, and fantasy, these stories provide a glimpse of fictional France, and into the life of the woman to be known as Jeanne Chastel.