Kate Jarrett has been around the block a few times, her life nothing more than a trail of failures. After her father dies, she inherits the family bar, a place where she's accepted for who she is and loved for who she's not. Due to the location of her new establishment, a few friends from her past make themselves welcome and death shows up at her door.
Jon Peterson is a seasoned officer for the NYPD, his record clean and eyes set on being the youngest captain in the history of the force. When his little brother, Adam, turns up dead at a bar in the seedy side of town, Jon's focus shifts. Is Kate involved in what happened to Adam or a pawn in a much larger game? Not interested in drama and hell-bent on justice mixed with revenge, Jon finds the one thing he never wanted - love.