Connor McCloud must face the toughest test he can remember when he finds out that Novak, the man who killed his partner Jesse and put him in a coma has escaped from jail along with two of his henchmen. Connor knows that Novak will go after Erin Riggs, his former boss' daughter and the one woman he has never been able to get out his mind for more then a day at a time. The problem is that nobody but Connor believes that is going to happen, not his former partner or anyone else in his former life. He takes it upon himself to go and make himself bodyguard to Erin whether she likes it or not.
Erin has had a tough time in the last year and a half, fired from her job after her father was arrested betraying his men, she also has to deal with a mother who has about given up on life and a sister, Cindy, who is determined to make her go nuts when Erin finds out that she has dropped out of college and is off nowhere to be found. She gets the shock of her life when she sees Connor, the star of her erotic dreams ever since she was sixteen, standing outside of her apartment. She is rightfully scared to find out that Novak has escaped, but thinks that Novak along with the rest of the world think he is in Europe. She decides to take the opportunity presented by her bodyguard to work Connor out of her system.