For six years Mia Drake has stayed away from her home town, returning only to settle business after the death of her father. When her car breaks down on a stormy night, she takes it as an omen that she should have stayed away, until she is rescued by the handsome and enigmatic Paul James. Her plan to sign papers and leave as quickly as possible thwarted. Six years ago after being attacked, it was Mia and another victim who had ensured the attacker was put into jail. However, somebody with a sinister agenda of their own seems to be going to a great deal of trouble to keep Mia in town, but time and again, it is Paul who comes to her rescue and for the first time in her life Mia finds somebody worth loving.