Daria Babcock believes she is perilously close to being put on the shelf. With all the young ladies she knows having found marriage and starting families, Daria feels green with envy. When a letter comes from her grandmother Mamie in Scotland asking for help, Daria decides it's the perfect opportunity to get away. The Laird of Dundavie, Jamie Campbell, has just learned that his uncle has been giving away the family money and emptying the clan's coffers. When Jamie confronts the culprit responsible for swindling his uncle, an elderly English woman named Mamie, she shoots him. And when he wakes up, Mamie's beautiful granddaughter is taking care of him. Intrigued by the lovely lass, Jamie kidnaps Daria with plans to hold her for ransom. What he doesn't plan on are the sparks that fly as soon as they're alone.