Chattie Winslow has travelled to the Outback to sort out a family drama. She wasn't expecting to encounter rough, handsome Steve Kinane, but as the wealthy cattle station owner needs a temporary housekeeper Chattie is perfect for the job. Chattie and Steve try hard to ignore the intense sexual chemistry igniting between them. When Steve discovers the real reason for Chattie's presence at Mount Helena, he has a proposal to make: a marriage of convenience. What has Chattie got to lose? She can't imagine life without Mount Helena or Steve - in fact, if she's honest with herself, she's fallen in love with both of them.