Adam Trent, The Duke of St. Ives, doesn't know whether to thank his lucky stars or curse them. From Briercliff castle, a cold and grim fortrees perched high on granite cliffs of Cornwall, England to the sinister swamps of Louisiana the action never stops as Adam tries to figure out the mystery that surrounds the half-dead woman he finds washed up on the shores of his English home.
Fighting her powerful desire for the man who has sheltered her, Jewel Bona struggles both to remember her past and imagine what her future might hold. But when a British officer claiming that he is her uncle threatens to expose her to terrifying danger, she turns to Adam for protection . . . and passion