The Captive Author:Victoria Holt Rosetta knew little of life beyond the schoolroom...until she found herself shipwrecked off the African coast. Saved from the raging seas by the ship's handsome, mysterious deckhand, she soon discovered her hero was fellow-Londoner Simon Perrivale, an infamous fugitive accused of murder.Her hopes of rescue were dashed when they were abducted by ... more »pirates...and the lovely fair-haired Rosetta was sold to a Turkish Pasha. Locked away in his harem, she would risk her life to save her virtue -- and to unravel the mystery that had wrongfully imprisoned Simon.But though she plotted her escape from the exotic Middle East to the elegant mansions of London, Rosetta was still bound by a consuming passion that would forever make her love's captive...« less
If you love romance stories but hate the ones with graphic sex scenes this is the book for you. It has adventure, suspense about a young lady who was shipwrecked off the African coast and saed from the raging seas by the ship's handsome deckhand who is a infamous fugitive accused of murder. She is captured and sold to a Turkish Ruler for his harem. Her hero plots her escape. When she is safely back home she seeks to prove his innocence. A suprise ending.