Beth, the daughter of a baron, despises noblemen and is determined to remain unmarried. Her orphan cousin Phemie dreams of security and marrying a wealthy man. At a Christmas party, the girls are reunited with the Keith brothers they played with as children. The older brother Jack recently became an earl after a sudden death in the family. Tired of the women drawn only to his title, he secretly switches places with his younger brother Colin. Amid all their secrets, can these longtime friends find the right match?