Jesse Grant, a journalist for a San Jose newspaper, sees the man who has haunted her dreams for the past few months. While jogging on the beach in the morning she would encounter a handsome man and found herself fantasizing about him. Now he is going into his office building while she is detained with an interview. But then she sees him again outside the house where a possible murder has occurred. Cole Nicholson is on his way back to his office when he sees her. He thought he would never see her again when she stopped jogging on the beach. Now she is here in the flesh. Just as he thinks of going over to her, he is accosted by a co-worker with another crisis at his company, Netsyles, where he is next in line as CEO. Someone has gotten away with some sensitive material regarding alert.com, Cole�s new computer invention. When he sees Jesse coming out of the house of the woman who stole papers from his company while posing as a cleaning lady, he becomes suspicious.