Ella Tremaine, a fiery red haired beauty, has plenty of admirers. Yet, she can only see them as the boys she played with as she grew up on the expansive Tremaine land on the outskirts of Philadelphia. She wants a passionate love like her parents share but she is at a loss about who will be the man she can give her heart to.
The moment Jacob Severn sees Ella his world is turned upside down. A handsome and experienced man, Jacob has a dangerous job to do, is surrounded by less than desirable companions, and no place in his life for a young, beautiful and innocent woman.
These two people deal with an unexpected passion, the interference of family and friends, and the fight of their lives as they struggle to be together.