Attorney Gail Connor is still reeling from her devastating breakup with Anthony Quintana. When his teenage daughter secretly approaches Gail to defend her boyfriend in a captial murder case, Gail agrees, believing her client can be eaily cleared with the testimony of a reluctant witness. But when Gail goes to meet with the man, she instead comes face-to-face with his lawyer, Anthony Quintana. The air crackles between them...the attraction is as strong as ever, yet newly mixed with anger and pain. Somehow they must master their emotions and work together to prevent a terrible miscarriage of justice, for a young man's life hangs in the balance and there is no margain for error.