Jenn Lyons accepts her dream job as an English professor and with it comes the opportunity to mentor the sexy, enigmatic actor Declan Monahan. Although she’s attracted to his actor charm, Jenn insists that her student with a bad boy reputation must remain off limits.
But a chance meeting at a rock climbing gym changes everything. Their shared passion for climbing spurs a friendship that soon turns into much more despite the university policies forbidding it.
Temptation proves too strong, and all too quickly Declan dominates Jenn, fulfilling the sexual fantasies she never allowed herself to have. While Declan leads Jenn on the climbs and in the bedroom, Jenn challenges the arrogant actor on the stage in confrontations where their lust boils just below the surface. But if the university discovers their affair, both of them stand to lose everything. The lovers hide their passion as best they can, but can a desire like theirs stay a secret?