Raven Blackheart watched life take a deadly turn when a cruel dominant murdered the master she loved. Running from this, she wound up in New Orleans where she tried to live a quiet life and start over. New Orleans vice detective Kyle Lansing lived with a missing piece to his life and searched for a woman to help him find it in the world of dominants and submissives - only he wants a switch. Together they find they can have a whole life with each other while he warms the darkness in her soul and she calms his while teaching him about love. Will his love ease her black heart and give them life or will her past always hang over them?