Pete Wilson is a grubby, handsome and daring shopkeeper from Ireland. His life is going nowhere until he meets Wenna Olsson, a scruffy, weak woman with a passion for life.
Pete takes an instant disliking to Wenna and the tight-fisted and callous ways she learnt during her years in Ohio.
However, when a dragon tries to terrify Pete, Wenna springs to the rescue. Pete begins to notices that Wenna is actually rather stable at heart.
But, the pressures of Wenna's job as a gardener leave her blind to Pete's affections and Pete takes up knitting to try an distract herself.
Finally, when arrogant lawyer, Sophia Cockle, threatens to come between them, Wenna has to act fast. But will they ever find the passionate love that they deserve?
Well, that's how this should have gone...