The Kingdom of Carramer is ruled by the kindly and young King Lorne De Marigny. Having lost his wife in a tragic car accident, Lorne raises his only son alone, having sworn off any future relationships for fear of damaging his heart and his homeland. When Alison Carter, vacationing teacher, washes up on his shores after a swim in the ocean, will she be tossed out of his country or into his bed? Does Carramer need a new queen? Does Lorne need a new wife?