Nicole Bastian wants a life of adventure, just as her father and brother have as government secret agents, but because she is a woman, they don’t want her assistance. She overheard about the string of train robberies in which government money was stolen, and she decides to do her own investigating. What she finds, however, is something that indicates the man of her dreams, Ashton Lee, one of the wealthy owners of Conrail as the number one suspect. Desperate to remain cool and impartial, Nicole strives to keep her suspicions quiet until she learns what Ashton is keeping from her. At the same time, she’s determined to keep her own secrets from Ashton, hoping he never finds out.
Ashton Lee is immediately attracted to the woman he’d met at the masked ball. Unfortunately, there’s something not right about her, and he can’t put his finger on why he thinks this way. She’s mysterious, beautiful, but very secretive. Dare he allow her to soften his heart? And more importantly, will she understand why he keeps secrets from her?