After four Seasons and no prospects, Lady Samantha and her aunt, Viscountess Chamberlain, set sail to Italy in search of a marriage-minded European aristocrat.
Ethan Range, Marquess of Plymouth, needs to secure an Italian invention to help alleviate mine fires. Aware of Samantha’s true past, he’s annoyed to discover she’s on the same ship.
Samantha is angered when Ethan confronts her on deck, but when a wave washes them both overboard, they’re forced to save one other. As castaways on a deserted island, they face perils a plenty—hunger, weather, pirates. Can they survive each other?