Grace Johnson does not want to marry a titled gentleman. She is only happy and at peace when spending time in a garden – any garden. When she visits her sister, the Duchess of Sudworth, Grace is disappointed that even her beloved sister is not listening to her. Grace hates matchmaking schemes but seems powerless to stop them.
Harry Long is Head Gardener at Sudworth Hall. He is a good and loyal member of staff. The day that Grace walks into his life turns everything upside down. For the first time he is taking risks for the beautiful pixie that has walked into his life but, his actions could cost him everything.
An innocent picnic threatens Grace and Harry in ways that neither could have predicted, but their lives and the lives of those around them will never be the same because of it.