Sara's emotionally abusive husband dies unexpectedly. She's struggling to reclaim the intelligent, independent person she was before she married and vows never to let a man dominate her life again. Now she's part of a special team training to help other women in danger or in an abusive situation. The man responsible for training triggers feelings she hasn't felt for years.
Mac is responsible for a team that trains women in special ops techniques, to prepare them for the risks to save other women. When he meets Sara sparks fly between them. He wants her to quit the training because of the potential dangers, and let him take care of her. Sara wants to be a strong and independent woman.
Sara graduates from the training. Now she and her team's first assignment is to save Sara's daughter from a serial killer. Can Mac understand Sara's need for independence and step back and trust her she can handle dangerous situations? Can Sara and Mac understand each other's needs and work out a compromise to resolve their issues?