In the blink of an eye, eight-year-old Chloe's world changes. A car explodes in her midst, killing her father and leaving her mother to battle insanity. After a late night wandering, the child is soon privy to frightening information better left unsaid. Returning home for good eighteen years later, Chloe confronts the man responsible for murdering her father. A beloved man who has cared for her as if his own, supposedly wanted her as if his own. After a turn of serious events causes Chloe to lose her eyesight in a violent assault, she wonders just how loving the man really is. It grows increasingly obvious, amidst the massive house Chloe had thought to find refuge in, someone wants her demise. When the bomb doesn't kill her, the knife to her throat hesitates. The knock to her head and a fall down the stairs doesn't kill her, either, and Chloe wonders at the swirling deception. Damien, a powerful known assassin in his circle and Chloe's childhood sweetheart, declares his love, and Chloe is dragged into the house of deceptions reluctantly. Her love of the man, the man's love for her, possesses him to step into the role of the right-hand man, securing her safety from his powerful, wealthy Mafia family when he demands a wedding. But will it come to fruition? Dangerous intrigue, passionate sex, and wanton deception swirl amidst powerful players in this unique daring drama about a sensuous, strong woman, men, and life taken to wild heated extremes. You can't run for your life when your life depends on your suspicious, relenting, unwilling but reluctant compliance? for the moment.