In this exhilarating new novel of romance and intrigue, New York Times bestselling author Jane Feather tells the tale of an adventurous young woman and the hardened spy who is unexpectedlyyes'>#8211;and most inconvenientlyyes'>#8211;captivated by her....Independent and inquisitive, Meg Barratt wants nothing to do with any stifling society marriage. Meg yearns for the kind of passion that exists only in booksyes'>#8211;until a violent storm lands her on the high seas with the most dangerous and seductive man sheyes'>#8217;s ever encounteredyes'>#8230;or imagined. For Cosimo, women are objects, to be manipulated for business or pleasureyes'>#8230;sometimes both. But when the seafaring assassin accidentally kidnaps Meg on his latest mission, he must reconsider his position. Recruiting his unsuspecting captive for the danger ahead is far more challenging than he expectedyes'>#8211;and far more seductive.From the Paperback edition.