Nedra Wallace, the Baton Rouge Constable's top assistant, is smart, a leader and talented. When she meets sexy businessman Carlos Jacobs at a Thanksgiving charity dinner serving the less fortunate, she's impressed that he volunteered to help others. Carlos has a lot on his plate, two locations of his business to run and a little girl he adores. He's dated since his divorce, but is content to live the single guy life. Meeting lovely Nedra Wallace makes him re-examine that plan. The attraction is instant and electrifying, their love affair burns hot and all seems well. Until an explosive scandal hits the local news. Is Carlos involved in gangs, drugs and illegal gun running? Did Nedra spill the story in anger after finding out his secret? Nedra and Carlos wrestle with politics, family loyalty and suspicion to save the most precious holiday gift of all - true love.