While walking a dog in the woods near the small town of Oyster Bay, on the Southern Oregon Coast, Maggie Lawson discovers a human skull. A homicide detective on leave from LAPD, Lawson planned on a relaxing for a few weeks, house and dog sitting for her cousin. Bored by inactivity and intrigued by the bones, Maggie volunteers to help sexy OBPD Chief James McAlister in his quest to discover everything he can about the skeleton. Their attraction is immediate, but both have reasons to hold back. Working together they identify the bones, uncover the killers and nearly lose their lives in the process. Will Maggie’s life ever be the same?