Portia Burke is a quiet and gentle woman who would never hurt anyone but that’s not what everyone thinks when her husband suddenly disappears after they have an argument. He left no trace behind, and suspicion turns on her as the evidence piles up. In desperation, her lawyer reaches out for help.A former police officer turned private investigator, Charlene Hemingway is determined to make this first job a good one. She’s instantly drawn to Portia and knows that a woman like that couldn’t have done something like this, but luck isn’t on their side. Convicted of a felony she didn’t commit, Portia is headed to prison for life.
They both try to keep it professional but the attraction is too strong. Will Charlene be able to untangle the web of lies surrounding this case, and will Portia be able to hang on long enough to see it happen?