Self-confident pediatric surgeon Melanie Sweet, has never been afraid of men until she suffers a brutal trauma at the hands of a psychopathic ex-boyfriend.
The rapist is sent to prison, and in an effort to put her experience aside, Melanie volunteers in war-torn Kazakhstan. There she overcomes her debilitating fear and distrust of men through the healing power of true love when she meets Jake McCabe, the ex-Navy SEAL security expert sent undercover by her sister to protect her. Escaping hostile rebel forces, they rescue an orphaned child and return to Boston.
Unknown to Melanie, her attacker has escaped from prison and is plotting his revenge against her and her family. She and Jake must unite to deal with the looming threat from the predator they had thought was dead.