When Sean Callaghan shows up in Mersea Heights to start a new business, he inadvertently steps on a few toes, some of which belong to Molly McKenna, all round good girl and longtime resident. At an antiques auction his first day in town, he outbids Molly on items from her grandparents estate. Items she was anxious to get back!Sean wants to make amends. And after meeting Molly, he starts to think he'd do nearly anything to get into her good books...and her bed. But Molly refuses to give in to his hot looks and come-get-me hints. She gives Sean the cold shoulder, and even her dog attacks him! Then, things go from bad to worse for Sean, and Molly begins to think that his misfortune just might be her fault. She tries to fix things before they get completely out of control, and Sean brushes the dust of Mersea Heights from his shoes forever! Because, while she's been avoiding him at all costs, her heart has been busy falling in love.