Holly's new teacher is young and handsome, and he has a dark past. She soon finds herself charmed by Mr. Heywood's ways and her life gets thrown into chaos. Who knew having an ex-gangster for a teacher could be so troublesome? The closer they get to each other, the more danger finds them. Holly knows Mr. Heywood is hiding something from his past, but why is it so bad? And more importantly, if she falls for him, could their relationship survive? After all... it would be a proscriptive relationship.