King is struggling to find his place within the Harper Empire. Holding on to guilt over his parent's death has lead him down a dark path. King refuses love as he feels undeserving of any ounce of kindness and warmth. This has turned him into a bitter man at an early age. In fact he could very well be the most ruthless Harper King yet. While in Vegas he happens upon Ashton Steward. In a attempt to hide his growing feelings for her, King treats her in the most horrible of ways. The question is can Asthon break through his wall's and convince him that he is worthy of love? Ashton Steward is a young woman with a dark past and a long, secret criminal history. No one really knows the true Ashton. Her criminal activities is what puts food on her table and a roof over her head. Then by sheer luck she meets King Harper in the most inopportune time. Never meaning to pursue any form of a relationship with him it just happens. Neither realize that the other is a criminal. What will happen when the truth comes out and can Ashton conquer King?