After a night-shift shooting of a drug dealer in The Coffee Cave, twelve strangers each walk out with more than $100,000 in dirty money, a pact never to meet again, and the chance to start over. Until that night, Sasha "Sugar" Kovac spent her days selling coffee to the co-eds at ASU Rio Verde and her nights trying not to join the throngs of girls lusting after her friend, Adam. But why should Sugar give in to the Harley-riding tattoo artist when his longest relationships haven't lasted more than a weekend?
After a night-shift shooting of a drug dealer in The Coffee Cave, twelve strangers each walk out with more than $100,000 in dirty money, a pact never to meet again, and the chance to start over…Dillon Varga has always craved the spotlight. Now, with his new-found riches, he jumps at the chance to leave his troubled past behind and take a shot at his future. With his best friend Savannah Miller by his side, he hits the neon lights of Las Vegas for a chance at a spot on the hit TV show American Voice.
Jess Devereaux is a girl with a plan - shake loose from her stalker ex, gain her independence from her over-controlling family and seduce her sexy shooting instructor into the wild, raunchy, no-strings-attached fling she's been dreaming of. Declan Cavanagh is a guy with a plan - do whatever it takes to gain custody of his young half-brother from his violent, drunken stepfather. Then came the gun. The blood. The body on the coffee shop floor.
ASU Rio Verde's star quarterback Blake Malone has a bright future. Destined to fulfill his father's dream of playing in the NFL, Blake has the perfect girlfriend, Stacy, and what seems to be a perfect life. But beneath the surface, all is not as it seems... When Blake uses his share of the money to help bail out his friend Misha's cash-strapped dance studio, Misha is too desperate to turn it down, but he has one condition: Blake must accept free dance lessons in return. And that's when the trouble begins.
For Allison Daniels, starting over means keeping the promise she made to her best friend that she would join a therapy group and quit drinking, cold turkey. Allie signs up for the first group session she hears about - led by a gorgeous ex-marine named Noah - and decides he’d make the perfect AA sponsor-with-benefits, to help her give up her addiction in favor of a safer, more intimate pleasure. The only problem? Noah isn’t running an AA group - he’s the president of a celibacy club.
Cass Montgomery thought money was supposed to make everything easier. But when she tries to pay off her brother’s racing debts, she finds herself in deeper trouble than ever before as she’s forced to race in the sideshows Wrex Cooper controls. With her motorcycle totaled and no way to keep her brother Liam out of the hospital, Cass turns to Dev Coburn, hoping he can get her bike ready to race once more.
As usual Violet Laswell's lifelong friend, Allie, had gotten her into a mess. It started out with Allie following tradition by getting Violet drunk for her twenty-first birthday...and ended with illegally disposing of a dead body and racking up her very first DWI.