Recently divorced Juliet is in the midst of money troubles when her childhood friend Cary offers an intriguing proposal—for her to pretend to be his fiancée in exchange for a handsome payment. She agrees to the deal and heads to Tregellin Manor, where she meets Rafael, who immediately suspects that Juliet isn’t who she says she is. Cary’s grandmother Eleanor, on the other hand, welcomes her warmly and throws the couple an engagement party. But when Eleanor loans Juliet a beautiful ruby ring for the occasion, Rafael reacts most bizarrely. What does it mean?