Shanna went to Europe to find a husband but she failed to find someone rich and well educated. She knows her father will provide her with a husband so she decide to arrange a marriage with a man condemned to death. They agreed to get married, but it will be just a joke... something to shut up her father. But Ruark is not a criminal, he is a noble man wrongfully accused, and he will surprise Shanna, until she realizes she can't live without him.
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Shanna hurriedly marries a man about to be hanged to fulfill her father's demand for a son-in-law. But Ruark escapes and the two trip over each other on a tropical island, a pirate's ship, and in the New World, continually succumbing to their passion.
Although this is my all-time favorite romance novel, I do recognize that others tire of Ruark's endless pursuit of haughty Shanna. I still reread this book often and revel in those steamy scenes. I believe this book has the best love-scene setups ever written.
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