Samantha's life was turned upside down when she received the news that her husband had been killed in war—a war he never should have taken part in. Now burdened with paying off all his gambling debts, Samantha is left behind to pick up the pieces.
Nicolas has loved working as a lawyer, but he has yet to make to find a place of his own. But when he meets and agrees to help the beautiful Samantha Williams with her debts, none of that matters anymore.
When Nicolas has a few mysterious cases fall in his lap, it's up to the two of them to save the lives of two young women. It doesn't take long for both to notice the attraction between them, but society insists that they can't be together. Will they follow what high society demands or allow themselves to follow their hearts?