Josie does things her way. Sporting shockingly pink hair and striking clothes, she runs the historic Elmhurst Hall's tea room. Despite coming from an old-money family of high standing, there is nothing Josie despises more than doing what's expected of her. When a man arrives one day to take over the hall following the death of its former lord, Josie is alarmed to find he’s the type of man she hates the most: the pushy, straightlaced aristocrat, William Radcliffe. He may be handsome, but his constant nagging has Josie at her wit's end. Enough is enough! She's not about to take orders from anyone!
Princess Alexa wants nothing more than to protect her country and its people, but before she can do that she has to seek protection from her pursuers by marrying the sultan of Zangrar. Just when she thinks she’s close to her goal, a bodyguard named Karim comes to escort her to Zangrar. Karim wants what’s best for Zangrar, and he’s heard rumors that Alexa is a “rebel princess.” He doesn’t believe she’s fit to be the sultan’s wife. While they try to make it safely to Zangrar, he discovers that Alexa isn’t who the rumors say and is, in fact, an innocent. When he thought she was hiding secrets from him, he also hides something from her. Will this ruin Alexa’s plans to protect her country?