Miss Rosanna Cabot, a grieving twenty-two year-old heiress, manages to avoid arranged marriage, and purchases an estate called Honor's Point. She plans to set up a refuge for other young society women fleeing undesired marriages. On the way, she falls into the arms of Lord Peter Winstead, and her refuge plans hit a snag. Romantic encounters with the neighbor ensue, but happily-ever-after may not be in their future. Peter must seek forgiveness, and Rosanna must release her heartbreaking past. . .A mysterious intruder, missing treasure, and a daring rescue contrive to stand in their way to happiness.