When Anna Brett sets sail for a Pacific island, she is already in love with Redvers Stretton, captain of the "Serene Lady". He has lost an earlier ship mysteriously, and with it some pricless diamonds, but the truth of what happened only emerges on the primitive island of Croalle.
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To all appearances, Anna Brett was a quiet, capable young woman whose only ambition was to carry on the profitable antiques business bequeathed her by a spinster aunt. And so she was -- until the memory of a cherished moment with a blue-eyed stranger suddenly returned to haunt her with savage intensity. It was then Anna discovered the secret woman who waited within her -- impetuous, daring . . . and dangerous.About the Author:
Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert, better known to readers as Victoria Holt, Philippa Carr, and Jean Plaidy, was one of the world's most beloved and enduring authors. Her career spanned five decades and she continued to write historical fiction and romantic suspense until her death in 1993.
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Book Description Fontana Press, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 000616577X