Devon St. James is attacked on her way home from work and is left for dead in the gutter of St. Giles in London. Her last thought was she had wished for so much more then to have her death come so sudden and without having known love. Little does she know she is about to come in touch with her destiny and her life is never going to be the same again.
Sebastian Sterling is Marquess of Thurston and he has just announced to the Ton that he is now looking for a bride. He knows that it's only a matter of time before all of the matchmaking mama's of the Ton throw their daughters at his head. He is on his way home when he finds out that his younger brother who lives to make him cringe has taken off for St. Giles and he feels duty bound to bring his rake of a brother back home where he belongs. Instead he finds a young woman in desperate need of a doctor, so he takes her home in order to obtain help for her. Little does he know his wounded lady is about to teach him a little bit about himself, and the things he thinks he wants, and what he really needs.