When A sudden tragedy turns her life upside down,Alex Ryan resigns as a homicide detective with the Boston PD and goes into hiding to licke her wounds in private. Her self-imposed exile doesn't last long because life keeps interfering. In fact, her plan goes awry as soon as she moves into her new home. First there is Megan, the gorgeous new neighbor Alex starts to find too distracting, then her best freind Jamie who needs help in solving a murder. This murder involves Kate, a mysterious blonde with a dislike for disco, and a newly discovered interest in women, only adds to the confusion. Add in the cavlry of friends who don't stay on the sidelines for long and Alex finds that even when she tries hard to disengage from life, life has a way of barging in and demanding her attention.