Ariana Dandridge has been living under a cloud of sadness for far too long, but finally she begins to see a ray of sunshine. Her new job will solve a lot of problems and allow her to get back into school. It will also take her down an unexpected, twisted path. She’s exhilarated and scared at the same time after meeting Jacob Bellaire, the hot sexy man who makes it clear he wants her. Jacob is shocked at his desire for this proud woman. She makes him feel things he never expected, and the fireworks between the two of them are intense. But Ariana is cautious around the sexy man, who turns out to be a billionaire. She fears her heart will be shattered if she gives in to him. Jacob, despite his deep desire, goes slowly, knowing Ariana will be worth it in the end, and she finally begins to let down her guard. Just when she thinks she may have a chance with the wealthy man, a shocking event unfolds that turns her world upside down and threatens her relationship with Jacob! Ariana has choices to make, choices that will affect her future, and she wonders if she will ever get out from under the dark cloud following her.