Young american girl marrys English duke because her father wishes her to. He is dying and doesn't think she knows but she does. The Duke must marry money, they fall in love but he worries that she still loves the man she let behind in America.
Young and lovely Tracy Bodmin was as spirited and independent as the America she came from but love for her father made her yield to his hearts desire. Though William Bodmin had made his fortune in the New World, he dreamed of a title for his daughter in his native England and his wealth won a marriage proposal to Tracy from the proud Duke of Hastngs. Thus it was that Tracy voyaged full sail into the world of the aristocracy as wife to one of its most splendeid lords. behind she left Adam Lancaster, the handsome, rugged New Englander who adored her. Ahead lay fear and danger in the arms of a powerful, magnetic man whose mode of life and love she did not know.