||Lawyer, DeAndra Blake has loved Judge Damon Kessler since she was a fifteen year old. He was a very young, handsome and idealistic legal aid attorney who took her case and stayed in her life to inspire her to bigger and better things. Unfortunately, while loved bloomed for her, once she was woman, she soon realized that Damon will never love her the way he loves a woman. Lost to each other, Damon is stunned to see DeAndra in Washington, DC. With neither of them willing to act on their powerful attraction, they go their separate way. When Damon returns to Detroit, a stalker has trashed his home. He accepts a friend's offer to lay low in Chicago, while giving the police time to identify the culprit. In a neighborhood deli, he encounters a frightened DeAndra, who is apparently being threatened for asking too many questions about a child who has disappeared. Damon offers her shelter, things heat up and they are forced to confront their feelings while investigating the mystery.