SHE DREAMS OF EXCITEMENT IN FARAWAY LANDS.
She is Persia Whiddington, astonishingly beautiful, voluptuous, and on the brink of womanhood.
He is Zachariah Hazzard, handsome, lustful, and ambitious, a sailor destined to be captain of a merchant vessel.
The night they meet, they find passion in each other's arms--with a tempestuous desire too briefly realized before fate wrenches them apart.
But always it is Zachariah on her lips, in her heart, in her soul, as a desolate Persia journeys from the cold climes of Maine to the seductive, sultry nights of Bombay... a turbulent adventure that will place her in terrifying danger, not knowing if ever she will see her true love again--if ever their love will rekindle that hot, soaring flame....