Cassie Nunez has devoted her career as a research scientist to developing an implant that will suppress violent urges in sex offenders. If successful, it will be the first known mechanism to prevent these crimes. When Hurricane Amy threatens the Gulf, she stows the precious cargo in her car and plows through three-foot-deep water toward safety.
Greg Davidson, a private investigator, is headed to a meeting with an influential client. When rain floods the freeway, Greg is forced to swim to safety on a nearby truck. Cassie is whisked into the water, and he subsequently pulls her from near drowning. Every local news helicopter and van catches his daring rescue on video, and they become an instant sensation - a story of survival against the weather.
Cassie and Greg's worlds collide when the very company Greg is investigating has potentially ominous ties to Cassie's research. How can he investigate it in full view of the television crews without getting caught? How can she set her life in order when trying to avoid deadly forces after her research and her annoying attraction to Greg?