Alanna McIntire's boss is a well known senator. The senator has always made his feelings known about Colonel Matt Breckenridge. Matt is the enemy and the man responsible for the death of the senators son. Now the senator is sending Alanna on a mission to investigate a black market operation headed up by the Colonel. Only once Alanna reaches Costa Rica and sees for herself the devestation from the earthquake and the compassion that Matt has for the people, she is torn between her duty to her job and her heart. Alanna knows that she will probably have to choose between her career and the man she loves, but she is unprepared for the fallout from both. This is the story of one woman's courage to stand up for what she believes in even if it means that she will lose everything.