Elizabeth Civille has been an orphan all her life. Now at the age of twenty-one, she has had enough of working at the orphanage. A working opportunity arises when the most renowned Lighthouse Manor seeks a helper. Ready to face a new challenge, Lizzy packs her bags. What she didn't expect was the hardness of the job. Not only is Nikolai Verslecchi a hard man to deal with, he's temperamental and shuns all company. Arrogant and stubborn, the only thing that keeps Elizabeth from running away is his disability. Nikolai is blind and although he denies it, he needs all the help he needs. What with the appearance of relatives as well as strangers who challenge Nikolai's inheritance as well as his power. Elizabeth must decide. Does she side with the man who makes her angry beyond recognition? Or will she help bring him to his knees? And what of the skeletons in his closet? Will she be able to protect herself from those? Or is it her heart that needs protection?