Fifteen months of harassment by the police and tabloids nearly bring trophy wife Robin Lamy to her knees. As the prime suspect in the presumed murder of her missing husband, she fights the terror of life imprisonment, and leaving her ailing mother alone and broke. Still, Robin would rather kiss a snake than cooperate with the Kansas City PD. Maverick homicide Detective Nick Ketchum doesn't take Robin's hostility personally. He knows the circumstantial evidence against her is lame. Worse, the chemistry building between them signals trouble.