Innocent Temptation, Tormented Passion, Reckless Love.
Her flashing eyes taunted him, her sensuous lips tempted him, and the wild black curls dancing around her dark beauty drove him wild with desire. She is barely more than a girl when sweet innocent seduction explodes into a moment of blazing passion...and Patrick O'Reilly makes Kitty Rooney a woman. But when Kitty realizes Patrick wants her for his mistress...not his wife...she flees into a life far more cruel than the poverty of her Irish childhood. While a tormented Patrick vows to find the fiery Irish beauty, Kitty is thrust into the captivity of Caribbean slavery. It is not Patrick who comes to her rescue, but an infatuated duke who gives her the luxury and position she has always dreamed of. Now Kitty is torn between her deep gratitude and her longing for the arms of Patrick, the handsome Irishman who first lover her as a woman.