Seeking a fresh start in life, Abigail finds a job as a live-in nurse and travels from London to the Netherlands. It’s at her employer’s residence that she meets Dominic van Wijkelen, the dashing doctor—handsome but grumpy, cold yet alluring. Abby senses that he hates her and maintains her distance from him, but when her current job ends, van Wijkelen approaches her with a job offer. Perplexed, Abby accepts—and finds him smiling brilliantly. Didn’t he hate her? What does that smile of his mean?