After sixteen years of military service to his country, Lieutenant Colonel Victor Sexton of the Army Criminal Investigation Division (CID) is looking forward to retiring in seven days, but when an army nurse is murdered in the officer's quarters, time is against him to find the killer.
Captain Dominique Frazier is an army nurse and hasn't seen Victor since spending two romantic weeks with him in Europe that left a devastating betrayal that has shattered her trust in military men. Fate throws them together when Dominique is assigned to a base near Victor. He is determined to pick up where they left off, but Dominique is determined to hide her desire for him.
When the evidence leads to Dominique's uncle, Senator Harold Upton and Victor's former commander, Victor is involved in the most important battle of his military career. He has to fight to solve the murder and win the love he and Dominique once shared.