She's hiding out from the man who assaulted her. He's laying low after killing another officer in the line of duty. A series of unexpected events at an Arizona ranch where they've both sought sanctuary reveals a shocking connection between them. The woman he's determined to stay away from, the woman who detests him and hasn't befriended anyone in two years, holds the key to his freedom. Can he earn her trust in time to save his career? Can she trust him enough to confide her secret and heal?