A private investigator who works with her sister, Sterling Aegar has never put to rest the trauma of her father’s unsolved murder. Though she and Ben Kirby enjoyed a passionate and thrilling love affair, two years ago Sterling ran away from it when the wounds of her past demanded she insulate herself from the vulnerability of love and bury herself in her work.
A police officer, Ben has spent the last two years trying to put Sterling out of his heart and mind. But he knows it hasn’t worked, and when he runs into her at a crime scene, his desire for her at a physical level is triggered, but more profoundly at an emotional level.
As Sterling and Ben confront grave danger on the job, they both must face their troubled pasts and decide to choose love or let it go.