For Ensley Markus, the joy of Christmas is dulled by the memory of her father's death. She holds tight to the bright spot in her now life, her developing relationship with Jack Trace, the Sheriff of Spirit Springs, Idaho. The promise of the season vanishes when Don March arrives. He's Ensley's former fiancé and a high-ranking CIA official. He brings with him deceit, deception and a secret mission for Jack.
Their white Christmas turns into a hundred-year blizzard isolating the town. When Jack is kidnapped, Ensley is forced to ask the man from her past to help her find the man she hopes will be her future.
Don tells Ensley about one of Jack's missions gone terribly wrong. One where Jack is not only a thief but a murderer.
Struggling to sift through the lies, Ensley races against time to outsmart the kidnappers and safe Jack. She knows it's up to her to discover the truth and keep them both alive. Her world falls apart when Jack tell her Don's story is true.