When new homicide detective Ally McIvor volunteers to go undercover after a murder investigation to prove her worth, she falls for Daniel Reilly, a murder suspect who has arrived in Melbourne. Reilly comes in tandem with a beautiful accomplice named Heather, and they plot to steal the huge drug haul from the local mastermind. Things become violent when Reilly is put on a death list and Ally doesn't know if she can turn him in. Major suspects arise, including a "bent" cop whose identity is unknown, leaving her unsure who she can trust. And how will she cope as a cop in love with a criminal? When Reilly shoots her boss, Ally must make a choice between killing the man she loves and giving up the job she's worked so hard to get.