Jordan Hadlock spends her days shelving books at an English newsstand and her nights avoiding talk of marriage with her boyfriend Helmut. It's not that she doesn't care for him; it's just that her first marriage ended badly. Since then, Jordan has pledged never to surrender to love again. Then comes a knock at her door. It is an attractive American stranger in need of shelter from the storm. Jordan takes him in and after a magical evening together, she is crushed to wake up and find him gone. That night, after Helmut announces their engagement, he introduces Jordan to the journalist who is interviewing him for a magazine. It is Reeves Grant, the very man who had only last night managed to reignite her heart.