But Englishwoman Olivia Madison's no damsel in distress. A woman on a mission, she intrigues Jake with her feistiness and determinationeven as her stubbornness causes rifts between his tight-knit brotherhood of seamen. But just what is in her precious cargo?
Olivia must sell her shipload of antiques to free her brother from an English debtor's prison. But when her long journey ends in tragedy on North Carolina's Outer Banks, she has nowhere to turnexcept to the rugged man who fished her from the cold Atlantic. Can she prove that her purposes are honorable and find true love with her rescuer?