Billionaire Mark Slayer thought he had sampled the best of females the world over. It was one of the many perks of being CEO of an international oil corporation as he prepared for a run-of-the-mill merger meeting in Abu Dhabi. However, on this occasion, a woman was going to walk into his life of a different kind. A type he had not experienced before; an awakening of a black fantasy that lay dormant till this day.
It's November 1932. Prohibition is in full swing, and the California coast is lined with offshore casino boats looking to take advantage of the less restrictive international waters. Among them is the Miss Fortune, and that's where Detective Paul Hansen's headed tonight. He needs to find Alice Durham because she's his only lead on the whereabouts of one Robbie Parker. Paul is hot on Robbie's trail because the man's a bootlegger and a moonshiner - and Paul's former lover.
Twenty-one-year-old journalism student Arabella Stone has always played by the rules - get good grades, tell the truth, and avoid bad boys at all costs. But when she starts interning at a high profile Washington, D.C. PR firm in the dreaded "Reputation Management" division, she can't help but become intrigued with the firm's sexy and ultra-demanding newest client, Sebastien Darque.