As an investigative reporter, Cassie Marshall is accustomed to occasionally encountering dangerous situations. However, this time, she may have bitten off more than she bargained for. When she started investigating Enrique Espinoza, she thought it was just a routine investigation of a drug cartel—until someone tries to kill her. Hawk Logan is a DEA agent with a distrust for reporters. But when his friend calls him to help with a case involving a reporter, he goes. He soon discovers that Cassandra Marshall isn't like other reporters he has encountered. When a second attempt is made on her life, Hawk steps in to try to protect her until the assailant is apprehended. But when the assailant discovers where they are hiding, will help arrive in time to help them?