Adeline Granger is a cynical book editor. She lived life very realistically and most of the time she lived in fear. Fear of her past catching up with her, and even more afraid that her past had already left a stench on her that others could smell. Terrified of violence and more specifically fighters she never would have imagined a fighter could be so gentle, until she met Preston Bennett.
Preston, lived his life one woman at a time. No repeats. That was his rule until he found the shy, but beautiful Adeline. Skipping out on practice he goes in search of this woman who has captivated him in a way he doesn’t understand.
Will he be able to help Adeline through her issues with violence as he fights to keep his top position as the heavy weight champ, or will he lose the biggest fight he’s ever had in his life?