Career-oriented Mallory is the executive of a cosmetic company. She goes to Lisbon on vacation and, the day she arrives, saves the life of a little girl. The girl's father, Rafael, is the representative of a distinguished family, the D'Afonsos. He is arrogant and coercive and...unbelievably handsome. He is also looking for somebody to take care of his daughter. But when Mallory accepts the job, she finds out that he also expects her to marry him!