Wealthy Rupert Fitzalan leaves his successful railway company in America to claim his inheritance following the death of his grandfather, Lord Fitzalan. A modern, forward-thinking businessman, Rupert is also the last male descendant of the mighty Fitzalan clan, and longs for the beauty of the Scottish Highlands he last saw as a boy. Back in New York, eligible bachelor Rupert was nicknamed Rupert the Rock, since no woman has ever won his heart. But the truth is that faced with so many vapid American socialites, and their pushy mothers, he secretly fears he will never find a woman he can love and respect, and longs to find a partner who will treasure him in return. xpecting to see the Fitzalan Castle of his boyhood, Rupert is shocked to see an empty, dilapidated shell devoid of all but a few family treasures.