Elizabeth Claywell ran away from her uncle when he arranged a marriage with his sixty-year-old friend. She soon finds herself in the position of governess for Lord Jared Fairfield, who inherited five little girls along with the title. Of all gentlemen she met in London, Lord Fairfield is the only one she has ever desired. Jared has wanted Elizabeth since he first saw her in London two years ago, but only managed to secure two dances. When he stumbled across her on the street he offered the position of governess to get her into his home. Now he intends to get her into his bed.