Whitney Leighton has managed a small antiquarian bookshop in Melbourne, Australia, for ten years. She is still reeling from the news that the owner has decided to sell up when one windswept spring day handsome Zach Chandler calls in to collect some rare books.
With just one meeting, he asks Whitney for a date. With an instant attraction and after a whirlwind romance, they fall in love.
However, their backgrounds are vastly different; she comes from a working class family, his are fabulously rich and against the hasty match.
From the bustling streets of cosmopolitan Melbourne to the rugged opal fields of outback Coober Pedy, will their love be enough to survive the obstacles in their path?