Lydia Rowley had been sheltered her whole life but she just got a taste of men in her first season. She is naive and ignorant but she seems to think she knows more about the ways of the heart than she really does. When autumn comes and the Militia marches into town, Lydia is quickly seduced by the charming, young Daniel Chadwick. However his quiet cousin and fellow soldier, Aubrey Winter is concerned about Daniel's less than pure hearted intentions. Aubrey must fight to rescue the girl he has loved since he laid eyes on her two years prior and save her honor. He finds himself immersed dangerous game against his rake of a cousin for Lydia's wandering, yet innocent heart.