Damien came back from the war changed, and indifferent to Christine. The lines between their classes never bothered her before, but he was always more than the gardener's son. She is the famous Brighton Beauty, only heiress to the Brighton title and fortune, and he has seen too much to taint her innocence with his darkness. Now, as the new butler, Damien is in charge of making sure his mistress is happy. He vows to give her pleasure because he cannot give her love, but Christine has other plans for him.