Determined to forget the pain and humiliation of being jilted, Lady Meredyth St, Andrews ran as far from London as she possibly could. Now, living a chaste existence in a mission high in the hills of an exotic island, she resists all earthly pleasures...until England's most notorious buccaneer sails into port.
Incarcerated in hellish Newgate Prison on a trumped-up treason charge, Devin Chandler narrowly escaped the gallows when an influential nobleman interceded on his behalf. But his freedom came with a price: to find and protect the Earl of Somerset's wayward daughter. Planning to fulfill only part of the bargain, Chandler journeys halfway around the world in search of the innocent beauty-and discovers paradise waiting in her arms...