After losing both her parents, Margaret Andrews tries to survive and provide for herself in any way she can. Working as a cook at an oyster bar has helped her make a small income but has also provided her with excessive trouble.
But Margaret’s life is about to change dramatically when a most unexpected nobleman offers her the position of a governess…
Edward Lockwood is not living an ideal life. After the terrible accident that cost him the life of her mother and his leg, Edward has to take care of his younger sister and endure his insufferable twin brother as best as he can.
But one day, he laid his eyes upon her, and he knew he had to make her his.
With the complications of their status and people always getting in the way, life for them will hardly get any easier. But both Margaret and Edward have found something worth fighting for that connects them and lights a fire in their hearts.
Will desire help them fight for their happiness or will this fire eventually consume them?