Endless Sabbath dinner with his parents and a string of potential brides is that last thing Jonas Vaneau enjoys. If they invited potential husbands instead, it might be worth the emotional effort of dealing with his overbearing father. Otherwise, he'd rather be left alone with his cat.
An unusual encounter with a brothel client causes Micah Hartshorn consternation. When Jonas inexplicably bursts past his emotional defenses, Micah finds himself involved in a drama that is far beyond anything for which his professional skills have prepared him.
As Jonas and Micah grow closer, new laws threaten both their livelihoods and they are swept up in political unrest. They must find a way hang onto one another when the world around them is falling apart.