After too many years in England, Maura Adams was exhilarated to be returning to her TRUE home; India, land of sandalwood and adventure. But her acquaintance with the infuriating Captatin Ross Hamilton turned her haven into hell; he was inescapable. His laughing blue eyes followed the fiery english beauty, even as she defied custom and befriended the wife of a wealthy Indian merchant. But when she attended a royal procession dressed as a shy indian girl, her pale skin and flaming hair hidden from view and only her sparkling violet eyes uncovered, Maura discovered that her deception could have consequences she had never dreamed of. For when Ross held her to his tightly muscled body, and the bejeweld silks slipped away, he captured her very soul. And in the enchantment of the coming night, with her fingers entwined in his raven locks, her amethyst eyes cried out...PROMISE ME PARADISE!!!