Mariel has broken in to the offices of a scoundrel to steal back valuable data he’s taken. Suddenly she's startled by a noise in the dark, but it isn’t the scoundrel who’s found her—it’s another one of his victims, Haroun! Before she can understand what's happening, they running from their pursuers together. When Mariel learns of the attractive yet dangerous Haroun’squest to find the lost al Jawadi Rose, what else can she do but help him? And perhaps they’ll find love while they’re on the run, too…!