Natalia Ross, a shy small-town girl fresh out of college, moves to New York to pursue her dreams as a journalist and lands the job “girls would die for.” Hired as the assistant to Scarlett Stone, the high-profile, fabulously successful editor of the fashion blog Stitch. Scarlett, as enigmatic as she is rich and powerful, is merciless and demanding of Natalia and the rest of her employees. Even still, Natalia is intrigued by Scarlett’s unrelenting ways and the two find themselves in an unconventional physical affair.
Through Scarlett’s depraved tastes in romance, Natalia experiences a personal awakening that begins to change her life forever and the two fall deeply in love. But their delicate balance of work and play is challenged when Scarlett and Natalia’s complicated and dangerous pasts begin to catch up with them.
As both lives begin to unravel, Natalia and Scarlett discover that those with the power, aren’t always the ones in control.