Claudia is a tall, willowy blond who has had trouble in the romance department, she believes she is too dominant and not feminine enough and that's why her boyfriends leave. She is instantly attracted to Ethan Mallory but believes she can control her feelings, she must concentrate on helping her family. Ethan is not happy to have Claudia tagging along, investigations can get dangerous and he suspects her brother Derrick might be involved. He is instantly attracted to Claudia but is afraid to get involved with an elite again. Ethan and Claudia finally let their emotions overtake them and become involved but the investigation may complicate their relationship.