In the chic and steamy world of the Miami Beach hotel business, the Capshaws and the Martins have fought each other professionally and personally for generations. Somehow amidst their parents' smoldering feud, Roman Martin and Julia Capshaw have fallen in love. That is, until Howard Capshaw, Julia’s father, is found stabbed to death with his own, prized Cutlass sword. Roman is charged with the murder. Over the next year he is tried and acquitted. When he returns home, his world is in chaos. Mysterious deaths at the hand of an enigmatic, underworld kingpin known as "the Guerrero" plague South Beach.
In a quest for power, Roman’s overbearing mother, Diana Martin, goads his father to run for state senate. His religious sister Pilar has fallen for Marcus, a mysterious stranger posing as a Catholic priest. In a desperate attempt to save his family from financial ruin, Roman must re-open his night club, Verona. His love life has endured setbacks as well. Julia is now dating Richard, the son of Anton Vargas, a powerful but mysterious "business" man.
Roman wants nothing more than to win Julia back, but the battle between the families only worsens when Anton's secret plan to destroy both hotels in order to erect his own high-rise comes to fruition. And because the project is the perfect front for laundering his drug money, Vargas will stop at nothing to make it succeed. (Source: MyNetworkTV.com)