Tabitha Solo thought nothing of dropping the name of Scot Cunningham, the object of her high school crush who recently died in a car crash, as the inspiration for her first hit song, “Dreamer,” during a TV interview. But now, the F.B.I. is asking about him, people are following her, and Carren Bixby--Tabitha’s manager and Scot’s one-time girlfriend--is behaving suspiciously. When Tabitha finds a listening device in her bedroom, she runs away and hires private detective Jack Watson. Jack met Tabitha once before and suddenly believed in love at first sight, but he was recovering from a disastrous marriage then and had yet to fight off the commanding influence of his ex-wife. When Tabitha arrives in his office looking for help, he is both thrilled and disappointed because his professional ethics forbid him from becoming personally involved with a client. He gets the career-making case he had been longing for in finding out why Tabitha’s life has been turned upside down. Was Scot’s car accident actually murder? Does someone in the Bixby family know the truth? Was Carren in on it? What secret does everyone think Tabitha knows? As the bad guys close in around her, the bond between Jack and Tabitha grows. If they can stay alive by figuring what role Tabitha plays in this chess game for power, can love flourish or is Tabitha’s case the only thing holding them together?