When Jamie Etcher, a hard-working, tough-as-nails bartender and Phil Ramos, a free-spirited, Native American patron come together, sparks fly and a dangerous, but passionate love affair develops. However, Hargrove Ellis, a local drug dealer and street thug working for the vicious George Schock, quickly dampens Jamie’s flame and leaves her nurturing a smoldering ember of desire for Phil.
With the walls closing in from all sides, Phil collides with an ugly dose of reality and instinctively turns to Jamie, the only person he can trust. As the heat intensifies, their explosive relationship threatens to take them both down.
In order to protect Phil amid unfolding events, Jamie is forced to manipulate a crime boss, who feeds on violence and fear, with the only weapon she has—her life. Will their love be justified in a daring, cat-and-mouse attempt to save him, or will they lose everything?