A woman plans a marriage of convenience to escape her father's plans to marry her off before her 21st birthday. Unfortunately, she chooses a man destined for the hangman's noose, but he is able to escape and is practically delivered to her island home, where he has been sold as a bondslave. Despite the odds, he works hard to earn her respect and love. We watch Shanna grow from a self centered child, to a mature young woman under Ruark's careful, nurturing love.
Ms. Woodiwiss is a master at historical romance. This book is so accurate in its' research and historical facts, that the reader is literally swept away to another time.
This report prepared by Jennifer Lynn