Rebecca Connelly is comfortable in her life as a new editor for one of the best publishing firms, she takes it upon herself to take care of Heath when he arrives. Heath is young and considered a genius--or at least that's what the rumors claim him to be. He carries scars- both literally and emotionally after trusting in the wrong woman. Rebecca won't stand for his overly aggressive behavior towards her and makes sure to put Heath in his place. When Heath's former mistress returns Rebecca is left to pick up the pieces that Heath cannot do on his own, taking care of the boy and man. Rebecca learns about the world Heath had been introduced to and attempts to piece him back together, while fulfilling his desires and beginning to realize her own.