As senior editor of a major publishing house, April Matthews has often read books about murder and mayhem. However, when her brother is accused of murder, her mother goes missing, and an anonymous manuscript describes in detail an event she spent years trying to hide, she is stunned to realize that the man who killed her father is now after her and her family. Caleb McKinley is the arrogant and ambitious assistant DA, and is determined to prosecute April's brother for murder. When he finds the manuscript describing what happened all those years ago, he is forced to take matters into his own hands. Problem is, once April's in his arms, he finds it hard to believe she could be capable of anything but love. Could he be wrong?