Hannah Wright's fiance is missing. She uses her sailing skills to gain passage to San Francisco. She appeals to Captain James McRae, but while Hannah guides them around Cape Horn, the Captain fights to control his feelings.
From Publishers Weekly
Hannah Wright is on a mission to find her fianc?, who has disappeared into the San Francisco gold rush. Determined to reach him, she signs on as navigator to legendary sea captain James MacRae. The captain welcomes the challenge of matching wits with the strong, spunky and beautiful Hannah; during a dangerous gale, he realizes that he loves her. However, as a child, Hannah vowed never to marry a sea captain like her father. She and James arrive in California, where James proposes, but Hannah is still undetered from plans to set off on the trail of her fianc?. James seduces her, but the next morning, Hannah rebuffs him and he heads east. Realizing she's made the biggest mistake of her life, Hannah determines to meet James's ship at the Boston pier. Complications arise, and by the time she gets there, the man she loves is engaged to another. With this adventurous, passionate romance on the high seas, Goodger (Dancing with Sin) once again sweeps her fans away. (Aug.)
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