Destiny beckons when Felicity inherits a house in the country. She and Crispin are already fond of each other, and she looks after his two motherless children while he works abroad, so why not marry him? All she needs is a proposal -- and she's working on that. What she doesn't need is her new neighbor, playwright Lawson Quartermain, deciding to rescue Crispin from her clutches. She's prepared to do battle with him, but Lawson doesn't fight fair. His kisses wreak havoc with her emotions and break down her defenses. Why doesn't he leave her alone?