Belle Monroe has already scandalized her family down to its proud Virginia roots by choosing to work as a nanny up north rather than languish in genteel poverty. Her mother would swoon if she knew that her precious daughter was considering letting a handsome stranger at the Worlds Columbian Exposition in Chicago take her portrait and plaster it all across America to publicize the fair. Though shes terrified of posing for Winslow Asher, the persistent photographers tender advances soon make Belle wonder if this brash northerner and a proper southern girl like her could actually be meant for each other. If Win has his way, shell stop wondering . . . and find out.