Samantha goes to New Orleans in order to try to fulfill the wishes of her late, much older husband. She is strongly attracted to Louis, a restaurant owner she meets there, and they spend the night together. She just lost her husband, so she thinks, "What in the world am I doing?" But Louis is who she's been looking for—he's her husband's illegitimate son! Stepson or not, it's wrong to have a romantic relationship with him. Samantha is torn between love and logic. There are people hungry for the next scandal waiting for her back in New York who will be suspicious of their love!