Cassandra Delaney is the White Rose, one of the Confederacy's most daring and successful spies. Derek Courtland is an Australian blockade runner, risking his life to bring supplies to the war-torn South. When he is captured by the Yankees, Cassie engineers his escape and escorts him to his ship in the Caribbean.
Thanks to Cassie's James Bond-like bravura, all goes well until her brother, a high-ranking member of the Yankee secret service, discovers what she's been up to and arranges for Derek to kidnap her and take her back to Australia to keep her--and the Northern cause--out of trouble. When she discovers she's not going to North Carolina, Cassie is furious, but she can't ignore the growing chemistry between herself and her rakish, charming captor.
With hair as bright as flames and eyes as cool as liver Cassandra Delaney is changeable unpredictable and a perfect spy her brother harte has sided with the hated yankees but cassandra is the notorious white rose risking her life and honor for the confederacy in a desperate flirtation with death.