Sybil is happily on the shelf, tending to her sheep. But she fears she'll depart this life without experiencing physical love, which she suspects is rather enjoyable. When her long-lost fiancé returns from sea, she decides he's the lucky man who'll receive her virginity. Max is eager to return to his sugar plantation and has no intention of remaining in London. However, he didn't bargain on a wilful, pretty, exasperating spinster determined to take him to her bed. He insists on marriage?,? but she wants only his body. Her heart is not part of the deal. Unfortunately, love doesn't always follow the rules.