Logan Monteith, en route to England with information vital to the government, is forced to abandon a sinking ship. Injured, unconscious and suffering from amnesia, he is rescued by Linnet Trevission. She tends to his wounds, hoping he will regain his memory. Her leadership and strength increase Logan’s respect and desire for her.
As he regains his memory Logan realizes he must complete his mission. Once Linnet is seen by his Black Cobra pursuers he knows he must take her with him for protection. During their violent and unpleasant journey, fraught with attempts on their lives, their love grows stronger right up to the unexpected climax. (AVON, Jul., 380 pp., $7.99)