Bestseller-author Robert Seefeld, adored by female readers, is terribly late with his next manuscript under contract. Publisher Edgar Gravert's executive Ralph Merz offers to let his sister Carolin, a psychologist, test the waters incognito in Seefeld's desolate Irish lighthouse retreat. She poses as ornithologist and stays in publican Clinton and Colleen O'Shanley's inn. *Carolin quickly wins over the locals, long excepting horse breeder Ian and especially his daughter Suniva. Winning his confidence and building up mutual attraction, she learns Robert's writers block stems from the loss of true love Maggie -Ian's firstborn- in a car accident. The crush building into love, Robert is inspired to write again. Then he accidentally finds out about Carolin's mission.