Adelaide St. James is a Probation and Parole Officer with a hidden past and a strong will. Brad Fortune is a Homicide Detective who stands for the victims in every case that he works. When a violent murder has Adelaide and Brad crossing paths, Adelaide's past ends up front and center. Brad's focus becomes how to keep her safe as bodies start to pile up. Was someone trying to get Adelaide's attention with the murders? Brad must focus on the case and not his growing feelings for Adelaide, to make sure that she is not the final victim of what could be a serial killer. Can Adelaide set aside her past and accept help from a man she just met, but who dominates her thoughts? When Brad's partner finds evidence linking Adelaide to the crime, the case is turned on end. Will Adelaide survive long enough to clear her name?