Cassi Burke is crushed when her adoptive parents are killed in a plane crash, and skeptical when a previously unknown aunt steps forward. A visit to the aunt is enlightening, however a walk in the woods near her aunt’s home proves life-changing. Cassi stumbles on the victim of a violent death and is discovered at the crime scene by a vacationing police detective. Facts soon reveal Cassi is not a valid suspect, but not before her identity is splashed throughout the media, making her a target. While unknown danger stalks Cassi she is attracted to Nick McGraw, the detective who discovered her. The attraction is mutual, putting deadly circumstances and a heated attraction on a collision course.