Alyssa Fairfield has led the life of a hermit since the death of her husband three years before. When her childhood friend, Clara Roberts, turns to her for help fleeing her stalker it forces Alyssa to break out of her self-imposed shell. When Clara doesn't show up a cryptic letter forces Alyssa to go on a manhunt in Southwestern Oklahoma to find her friend. Alyssa pushes her way into a garage, only to be confronted by a man who will break down every wall she has constructed to protect herself. But she may just need those barriers when she is confronted by evil. Woodruff “Woody” Brandt was the loner of his family who preferred working on the cars and trucks in the safety of his small town garage to dealing with people and taking chances. He is not sure what to expect when he hears someone breaking in, but the fiery redhead that greets him was not it. Spending time with Alyssa makes him realize just how much he has missed out on life. When she is thrust into danger he sets out on a mission to get her back at all costs, no matter what the risk.