Catherine Pinkiss is a chambermaid. Her employers are ungrateful and expect too much of all their employees. Knowing that only she can change her life, she takes a chance and replies to an advertisement in the Matrimonial Times. She knows she could be risking her very life, but when a handsome man arrives on her doorstep, will she regret the actions she has taken?
Dylan Jones believes that love will never find him again. Left alone to bring up his son after the tragic loss of his first wife, he knows that happiness is fleeting. He knows he has already been blessed, growing up to wealth and privilege and having found the one woman who could make his heart sing. But Kyle needs a mother, and he needs companionship, as he tries to build a new life away from everything he once knew. He is not looking for anything more, but will he find out that sometimes we don't get quite what we might think we are looking for?