Her private affair! Mayor Liz Light has thrown all her energy into being the best possible leader of her small community in Beacon Bay, New Zealand. Luke Carter was once an unloved child. Now the self-made millionaire is determined to build a holiday camp for disadvantaged kids - unless Liz stops him. Things are complicated by the private heat between the public enemies. Neither can resist for long, but Liz consents to an affair only if no one finds out. Still, soon they're both wondering if this is more than a fling - and what will Liz do when the town discovers her secret?