Lena Davidson, a twenty-two-year-old Graphic Artist, spends her final months of life struggling to pay off her parent's death. With a failing kidney, her family name is ruined when her parents steal the donations raised for her kidney transplant, blowing it on their drug habit.
While Lena works hard to pay off the debt, a storm leaves her stranded in Crescent City. Working to figure out where she'll sleep, she meets Eli Blackburn, a member of one of the richest families in the state, offering his home as a place for shelter for the stranded.
Eli has secrets of his own, a scandal that has made him a recluse for the past six years. Sharing a common ground, Lena warms to the hot stranger, she's soon swept off her feet, pulled into a world she's never imagined.
Eli doesn't just want to save Lena from death. He wants to keep her.