An inexperienced English rose - at the Italian Count's mercy! With some trepidation Meg Imsey is travelling to Tuscany. Hired by an aged aristocrat for her horticultural skills, shy Meg intends to hide away in the greenhouses. But that's before she meets her new boss... Since his father's death, Gianni has worn his new title warily. Much is expected of the Conte di Castelfino - not least the need to marry and produce an heir. So it could almost be seen as fate that this English rose has arrived - naive, nervous, and at his command!