Robert Martyn is divorced and works as a book-keeper for a luxury car showroom. His ambition to be an author has stalled, and he has a nightmare of a family. With a life marred with tragedy and disappointment, Rob has found it hard to take risks or trust anyone. Yet after being asked on a date by a suave stranger, he discovers his daring side.
Lexington Black is the wealthy New Yorker who rocks Rob's world. After their hot night together, he wastes no time in luring him to his Manhattan penthouse for a month, on the pretext of rebooting his writing career. A ruthless businessman, Lex is accustomed to getting what he wants, but he isn’t prepared for the strength of his feelings for the unassuming Englishman.
As Rob is introduced to gay Manhattan by Lex's colourful friends, he is unaware that his new lover is holding on to a crucial secret. Years before, Lex was a student at the college where Rob's father was Headmaster. A brief encounter between them may have resulted in the tragedy that Rob has been unable to forget. With this secret hanging between them, it is only a matter of time before Rob and Lex's relationship is balanced on a knife edge.
A heated tale of lust, deception and redemption.
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