Zachary Cordell returns to New South Wales to find his estranged fathers widow. Zac is certain that Elizabeth Marshall married his father for his money and he wants revenge. He becomes confused, however, when he arranges a position as handyman for Elizabeth and finds her living in a modest home, starting up a business designing lingerie on consignment. She doesnt appear to be living luxuriously or spending her ill-gotten gains. Whats more, she seems nice nothing like the gold-digger he expected and Zac finds his revenge complicated by his growing attraction to Elizabeth. Elizabeth is looking for a quiet lifestyle away from the press. The newspapers had a field day with her photo after her husband died and she hated the notoriety it attached to her name. All she wants is a quiet, secure home in her old hometown. When her uncle Max recommends Zac as a handyman, she is nervous about hiring a drifter, but she soon begins to trust him and finds herself attracted to Zac. Little does she know his relationship to her late husband or his reasons for coming to New South Wales, or the sweet temptations which will follow.