Embrasser means to kiss in French. Delphine D'Arleux, traveling in Belgium for a candy-making class, doesn't expect to have the word demonstrated to her, especially by a stranger. Brad Larsen, an avowed chocoholic, knows he behaved badly by kissing the pretty French girl, but he can't quite regret his actions. Can he show Delphine that a longing fulfilled is sweet to the soul?
Melody Laurent, a recent transplant from Great Britain with a weakness for American cowboy movies is completely smitten by the dark good looks of her neighbor Avery Knight. Avery, a Southern Oregon boy, is a local fireman with a wayward puppy. When Melody enters his life, he spends more time trying to rescue her from scrapes than putting out fires.