She hasn’t spoken in three years, ever since she washed ashore on an island in the Bahamas. She loves the native family who found her, but if they knew who she was, it would put them in danger, too. So, she remains silent, longing to return home, yet too fearful of what awaits her there.
Captain Reece Garrett, an American merchant, blames himself for the brutal death of his best friend during the war and is heading straight back to Boston to escape his memories. But when he discovers her hiding on the beach in silent tears, he alters those plans and takes her with them in search of her identity.
As they travel the high seas, her secrets begin to unfold. Can Reece overlook the wicked connection between them and trust her enough to save her life?