Adam Trent is an English duke loyal to the Americans in the War of 1812. When a battered young girl washes ashore on a beach near his home in Cornwall, he finds himself drawn to her. Who is she? Where did she come from? No one knows, not even Jewel herself, who is suffering from a case of amnesia. But as glimpses of the past return to her, she begins to fear that the truth will destroy the love beginning to grow between them.
It was impossible to put this book down. The characterization, the dialogue, the action, the sexual tension. . . all had me fascinated from beginning to end. I heartily recommend it to any devotee of historical romance, and you can bet I will look for more books by this very talented author.
American spy and British birthright Adam Trent is consumed with gathering information to use against England's Navy. But when a lovely young lady washes ashore beaten and broken with a concealed treasure map and no memory. He will fight to keep his Jewel safe while fighting a war and the passon consuming them both.