Julianna Campbell’s dream of true love forces the Duke of Repington to arrange his daughter’s marriage. But Julianna would rather live as a fugitive than marry the repugnant man forced on her.
Colin Hunt is a mercenary, living his life one day at a time. When a rich Duke hires him to track down his runaway daughter, he thinks that it would be just another job. How hard would it be to bring back a spoiled lady after all?
But Julianna is determined to never go back, making Colin soon regret ever taking on this assignment, and not just because it is not as easy as he expected.
In the end, Colin will find himself in a dilemma: face his frightening past and save Julianna from a life of misery or keep running from his troubles and lose his only chance at happiness?