Henry, a young and insecure English writer who is unsuccessful, sells his novel to nobody. His publicist suggests that he go to Mexico on a promotional trip after his novel becomes a huge success in Mexico. Henry arrives in Mexico and discovers that Maria, the Mexican translator has made his boring book into a steamy romantic novel. Henry is furious and Maria reluctantly agree to travel on an all-book tour of Mexico. The two find their own love and lust as tempers flare and sparks fly.