From the storm swept high seas to the sultery deep south, she fought his scorching desire. Beautiful and spirited Kathleen Haley set sail from England for the family estate in Savannah. On board ship, she met the man who would forever haunt her heart, dashing and domineering Captain Reed Taylor. On the long, perilous voyage, she resist his bold advances-intil she woke from inconsciousness after a tragic storm and heard Reed's shocking confessions. She then knew she must marry the rouge.