Dying after a life of suffering, Jenny’s mother’s last words to her were to never marry a poor man. Jenny, a maid in Scotland, grew up with this lessonWhen she hears that a man who found success in the New World is looking for a bride, she boards a ship crossing the Atlantic. However, when the ship encounters a storm and she falls into the sea, Harris, a rumored misogynist, dives into the ocean and rescues her.When she awakes, she is in the New World. And he, the man who glared at her with scorn when she saw him in town, saved her? While traveling together to meet her husband-to-be, Jenny feels herself drawn to Harris despite his reputation and despite her best intentions.