When Terry is the only witness to the murder of her coworkers, her life is turned upside down.
After witnessing her friend killed, Terry flees Phoenix with her best friend Lynn to the family cabin in Sedona. On the way to Sedona, the two are involved in a terrible car accident, killing Lynn and severely injuring Terry. When Terry awakens from her coma, she informs the authorities what she knows. In order to save Terry's life and secure a case against police corruption, Terry is taken into protective custody, Luke Tanner's custody to be precise.
Thrown into eachothers company for several months, the two form a powerful bond and eventually fall in love. Knowing it is wrong to fall in love with his "case" Luke refuses to admit he is in love, causing friction between the two, all the while the killer is closing in.