Syndicated columnist Bridget Cormac has built a comfy lifestyle writing about history?s mysteries. When Police Chief Alec Boone drops a 50-year-old murder case in her lap, she?s eager to assist. Friendship kindles into a passionate affair, but their relationship is tested when the two professionals butt heads over the outcome of their findings. An ivory tower researcher, Bridget seeks fame. An honorable lawman, Boone seeks justice. When Boone uses her research to arrest the culprit, an abused woman who killed to protect her child, Bridget is filled with remorse. Can she live with the consequences of her ego-driven quest? Bridget may have to decide which is more important: Her new assignment or her new love.