In this lusty historical romance, a man makes an unusual proposal to his estranged wife. Brian Ranson has completely neglected his wife ever since they became married. When he becomes an Earl, he summons her to live with him, and quickly discovers that she is much more striking and intelligent than he remembered her to be. Gillian just wants out of the marriage, but she is forced to enter into a strange agreement with her husband. She will be the ideal wife to him for thirty days, after which he will give her the freedom she longs for.