Seventeen year old Jessie Denton dresses as a boy and lives on the streets of West Derby. She and her friends cheat, steal and hustle the elite in order to survive their low deplorable lives. With an overwhelming urge to leave town, she makes the mistake of cheating in a card game and steals from Sir Lucian Hawthorne. Jessie stirs an boiling anger in him and he lays wait in a dark alley and finds out the boy who cheated him is actually a beautiful girl. He’s handsome and rich and has never lost control over a girl – until her. This makes him despise his attraction for her and he fights it with every breath he takes. Can their two very different words survive the deep attraction they feel for one another? Or will secrets and lies tear them apart?