When Chicago Bearcats baseball player Sam Marini witnesses a brutal confrontation outside a bar, he can’t help the victim. So he does the next best thing – shoots a video of the attack.
He assumes he'll hand it over and be done with the case. But when the investigating detective is Julia Carleton, a woman he'd met at his sister's wedding, he can’t walk away. Julia, however, hides dark secrets, and can't get involved with Sam.
As they work together to ensure justice, their simmering attraction heats to combustion. But the father of the attacker is a wealthy, powerful man who doesn't like to lose. When Dean Kirby grows more and more desperate to protect his son, the threats against Sam and Julia escalate.
Julia vows to protect Sam, but can she keep her heart safe? Choosing him means risking the job that means everything to her.