Jamie Swift is going to get the story no matter what Max Holt does to try and stop her. She figures that after being shot at by mobsters in her own newspaper office, she more than deserves it. But when Max suddenly decides that the situation is too dangerous and tries to take her back home; she becomes determined to go forward on her own. The predicament being to attempt to prove that Reverend Harlan Rawlins is more of a swindling con man than he is a minister. So, Jamie comes up with a plan that will get her close to the good reverend by pretending to need counseling to help her with a very serious and rare addiction. And just as she predicts, Reverend Rawlins falls for her story and she is able to get close to him, however her plans did not include what happens next. And as bad as she hates to admit it, Max is the one person who can help her.