Maggie had a dream. she'd escaped from the poverty and shame of her family's bleak existence, determined not to surrender to the misery all around her. She'd know the warmth and pleasures of a secure home and the ecstasies of being held in the arms of a loving man. She'd read of such happiness and now she dared to imagine that it could be hers. Maggie learned that dreams of love often disintegrate into brutal realities of treachery, violence and ravishment.,,,to survive, she'd have to control the desires within her as her beautiful body threatened to betray her.