Forensic psychologist Jess Mitchell has returned to her hometown as a favor to her father, the Chief of Police, to assist local authorities in the investigation of a series of seemingly unrelated murders. She is partnered with the lead detective, Staff-Sergeant Kevin Slater, a sexy cop who is the very image of the man from a recent dream. Their close working relationship develops into a steamy love affair which takes a perilous turn when the killer becomes obsessed with Jess after an overlooked clue leads her into his world...the kinky underworld of bondage, domination, and sadomasochism. Jess and Kevin must then go undercover and assume the lifestyle as they race against the clock to find the link between the crimes and unearth a dangerous criminal before he strikes again. Will they become victims of a vicious killer, or will they become ensnared by a fascinating new world that goes completely against their vows to protect and to serve?