An English lady. A French privateer. And a chance encounter that was destined to be.
Long ago, Alexandra Winters, Lady Silcox, dreamed of love and the one man who would steal her heart. However, when her family needs her to agree to a sensible match in order to see her brother happily married, Alexandra gives up on finding love for herself.
Today, Alexandra is trapped in an arranged marriage, her hope for love dashed, and her only happiness comes from the little girl she gave birth to six years ago.
Until one night when destiny leads Alexandra down to the beach below Silcox Manor and into the arms of a French privateer.
After years of biding his time, Antoine Duret is finally made Captain of the Destinée, a French privateer. All his life, he has dreamed of nothing but sailing the seas, ignoring his father’s mumblings of finding the woman destined for him. Although he loves his family and enjoys taking his nephew on board, Antoine cannot imagine tying himself to another.
Until one night when an irresistible pull guides him to an English beach and a young lady tumbles into his arms.
Can there be a happily-ever-after for an English lady and a French privateer? Or is love truly just a myth that has no place in the real world?