Susan Reynolds escapes a miserable existence in London and is determined to start her life over again. After moving halfway across the world, Susan is ready to enjoy her new-found freedom in Australia. One embarrassing incident is all fate needs to change her plans - and businessman, Ryan McAllister, is at the centre of them. A man with a few skeletons in his own closet, Ryan is as reluctant to deal with the whims of fate as Susan is, but his desire for Susan is not something he can ignore. When emotions intensify, both Ryan and Susan must choose whether to stay chained to the past or look to a new future.