Since Amazon didn't post an editorial review, here's the description from the back of the book to help you decide if this book is for you: "I've come ten thousand miles to save my family's ships. No man will stop me now!" So Erin Conroy declared as the Yankee shipping heiress arrived in Japan to discover that Storm Davin, the proud Southern aristocrat she had refused to marry eight years before on the eve of the Civil War, now controlled the fate of her bankrupt legacy. The beautiful but spoiled young girl Storm remembered had grown into a woman of rare courage with a spirit valiant enough to face the challenges of an ancient empire swept by the winds of change. But was she bold enough to confront the bittersweet promise of love once lost yet never forgotten?"