Darby Adams has a full life between her ten-age son and running a Bed & Breakfast. One morning she discovers the body of a murdered guest upstairs and suddenly her home is turned into a crime scene. Now she is the sheriff’s number one suspect. With her life spinning out of control, she desperately needs a friend.
Private Investigator Sam Golden is hired by the surviving family to ensure Darby is properly charged. He begins his case in the guise of being Darby’s new friend. Between dodging disasters and riding out calamities, Darby begins to see a future with Sam and herself. Until the fateful day he confesses his dual role to her, tearing her heart out and destroying any chance at their developing romance.
When their teenagers are both kidnapped, Darby knows she has to trust his police instincts to get their kids back. She isn’t so sure she can trust him with her heart again.