Valarie, a new waitress in town, has caught the eye of Gavin, the handsome local sheriff. She moved to town half a year ago, secretly in search of the key that links her to her ancestors. If she were to be caught by the sheriff, her quest would be over. But due to circumstances beyond her control, she ends up living in Gavin's house, where she is swept away by his passion and sense of justice. If he knew the things she has done, she's sure he'd regret falling in love with her... But how can either of them deny their love?