Vera Custodio has never fallen in love, though she has strong feelings for her friend and sometimes lover, Zach Spencer. Long-forgotten memories resurface when Vera discovers Zach's mother was the woman her father supposedly murdered many years ago.After losing his leg, former triathlete Zach Spencer reevaluates his lifeand realizes he's falling in love with Vera. After she ends their relationship, Zach is determined to prove his love and follows her to Australia in search of the killer.Caught between a web of family secrets and a deranged adversary, Vera and Zach must depend on each other for survival. Love blossoms, but the truth explodes everything Vera knows about herself. Will she close her heart forever or risk it all for a shot at happily-ever-after?