Recently divorced, Gabrielle Hadley is working as a prison guard in Florence, Arizona, to support herself and her two-year-old daughter. Randall Tucker is a prisoner at Florence who has just one goal: to reclaim his seven-year-old son. In the prison's atmosphere of tension and corruption, Gabrielle soon discovers that Randall is far from the murderer he's said to be. When Randall escapes, she follows him. And soon the guard becomes the prisoner's captive...and more.