As the granddaughter of a duke, Francesca is expected to proceed with an arranged marriage. But right before her wedding day, her fiancé abandons her! Unable to handle the pity and inquisitive stares of those around her, she leaves Venice and heads to England where she meets an arrogant novelist named Oliver. He shows up at her welcome party and overwhelms her with gray eyes the color of ice. Despite a horrible first impression, Francesca and Oliver end up working together on his upcoming novel… Could their working relationship become something more?