Welcome to the dizzying heights of New York's Upper East Side: where privilege, partying and scandal rules. And Anna K. knows the rules by heart. Beautiful, rich and popular, she takes care to maintain her status as the perfect girlfriend, daughter and student. Then a chance encounter at Grand Central station with notorious playboy Alexi 'Count' Vronsky changes everything. Anna knows she needs to avoid Alexi, but sometimes fate has other plans. Soon Anna finds it impossible to resist him, and finds herself willing to risk everything she has to be with him - no matter the consequences. After all, the course of true love never did run smooth.