Architect Tess Abbot's house catches fire. She blames Contractor Roman St. John. He honors a boast she goaded him into. If the job isn't done on time she can move into his house.
But sexual tension thwarts her resistance to the one man who can reduce career-minded Tess to wife status. To win her love, Roman must tame Tess in this modern day Taming of the Shrew story?