Annabelle's mother is successful, generous and intelligent; the perfect businesswoman and mother - or, at least, that's what the world believes. For Annabelle, however, home life with her mother is a very different story. There are lies hiding under the surface and an undermining, controlling atmosphere that leaves her feeling trapped and depressed. When she discovers that her mother has decided, on her behalf, that going to university and getting a decent education isn't the right move for a young heiress, dashing her hopes, she's had enough.
With an overwhelming desire to achieve true independence and knowing she can only do this through her own merit, Annabelle must break every rule and learn how to hold her own to realise her dream - or so she hopes...