Max Jarvis avoids romantic entanglements. However, a chance meeting with a prospective politician in the middle of the night changes things – even if she doesn’t want to admit it. Valerie Smythe is gorgeous and confident, yet intent on remaining in the closet until after the election. At the same time, her strained relationship with her daughter is baffling. What secrets are mother and daughter hiding, and does Max even want to be involved anyway?