Alex Kenleigh is a rich English shipbuilder. He warns his dissolute younger brother that he will no longer support his lifestyle. He is disgusted that his brother got a teenage girl pregnant and then turned his back on her while she died trying to rid herself of the unwanted pregnancy. On the heels of this, someone mysterious catches Alex leaving his mistress' home and nearly beats him to death.
Cassie Blakewell is running her father's plantation because her younger brother is just a child and her father is suffering from madness. Her father has left her with a mountain of debts that will take years to pay.
Cassie and Alex has a slow burn attraction to each other, with Cassie not knowing whether to believe Alex or not.
This report prepared by DeborahAnne MacGillivray