Phoebe Layton asks for the assistance of Gabriel Banner, a man who had been involved with her family eight years earlier. She is looking for justice for a friend's death and thinks Gabriel is the perfect person to help her. Little does she know that Gabriel has his own agenda. He has sworn revenge on Phoebe's family and has a plan to use her as the tool to do so. All to soon, he realizes those plans will not come to pass. He vows to protect her, from herself and others, and will go against his own fears to make sure that she stays his forever.