Preparing to sail from Jamaica
to England, Savina Roxeter
knows she should
be looking forward to marrying her betrothed and settling into a quiet and
comfortable life among the ton, but she can only despair at the thought of
leaving the lush and beautiful island she loves for the staid confines of
London society. Once on the high seas, however, Savina’s thoughts turn only
to survival, as their ship is commandeered and she and her party are left
stranded on a primitive island with meager provisions and little hope of
Determined not to succumb to their misfortune, the group set
about assessing their surroundings and preparing for the rigorous challenge
of the days and nights ahead. And while her imperious fiancé, his viperish
sister, and even her own father bemoan the harsh conditions, Savina thrives
as she becomes more attuned to the pulse and rhythm of nature— and the powerful
desire she feels in the company of her fiancé’s secretary, Anthony
As the two are inexorably drawn together in this primal paradise,
Savina casts aside her notions of impropriety and allows herself to respond
to Anthony’s elemental strength and innate understanding of what’s truly important.
And as the promise of a new and passionate future with Anthony becomes impossible
to ignore, she will come to discover that surrendering to their burgeoning
love may be the only rescue she truly needs . . .
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