The back cover says: "She despised rain--and men! And she'd had enough of both in Sigapore. But a young and attractive woman alone was fair game in that teeming 19th century seaport. So she devised a daring and impetuous scheme that would take her far from the crowded city to the New World and freedom. What she did not anticipate was that the handsome sea captain whom she had chosen to be her deliver would reverse her plans completely because of his loving God."