A passionate but brief interlude with a dark stranger at sea threatens the foundation of Ronnie von Hurst's life
Their intoxicating affair during a sun-soaked, three-day cruise was over as quickly as it started: Statuesque Ronnie von Hurst ended the tryst and planned never to see the handsome Drake O'Hara again. That is, until Drake shows up at the secluded South Carolina island estate that Ronnie shares with her estranged husband. Ronnie understands her duty: She must appear as the perfect Southern hostess, poised at all times. But how can she do this when her guest can unravel her reserve with just a glance?