Stuck in a loveless marriage, Raymond Yale is re-invigorated by chance meeting with the troubled and beautiful, Carla Smith. She instantly sees in him an escape from her controlling, criminal husband, and a dangerous affair begins. Discovering a bag of cash hidden in the rafters of her house, presents a risky (but real) opportunity: a chance to run away. For fear of losing his love, Ray engineers a plan. But things go horribly wrong. Alarm bells sound and suspicions raise but miraculously, the dust looks to settle...after all...nobody knows. Then the first blackmail note arrives. The couples nerves are tested as both Carla's husband and the mystery author threaten to throw open their secret... With the blackmailers deadline approaching they are going to find out just how far they are willing to go for love.