Driving home for Christmas, the last thing Robert Tremaine, Duke of Whitney expects to find is an unconscious woman in the snow. The mystery deepens when she wakes up and cannot remember who she is. Robert becomes enchanted by the mysterious stranger who refuses to let the fear of her memory loss overwhelm her. It is only at the Solstice Ball, when her uncle appears and demands that Emily Conrad return with him to honour the marriage he has arranged, that she regains her memory and remembers what she was running from.
Desperate to escape her uncle’s plan, Emily decides to disappear, unfortunately the Whitney diamonds disappear with her. Robert is furious, Emily has not only stolen the diamonds, but that he allowed himself to fall in love with her, a flirt and a thief.
For months he searches for her and they are reunited, but will their happiness last? Emily’s uncle is not only determined, but desperate that she marry the man he has chosen for her and will stop at nothing to make sure that the wedding happens. Will Robert ensure that the right man has a bride for Christmas?