The clock is ticking away for Marine Archaeologist Dr. Luke Fleming. Luke is working on a top-secret project for the State Department with a critical time deadline. Because of his fame, Luke is hiding out on the uninhabited Paradise Island, off the Florida Keys. The discovery of a woman floating up on his beach is not a welcome one, but her severe sunburn and head injury forces Luke to play doctor.

When the mystery woman finally awakens, she has no idea who she is or how she got there. Luke is somewhat suspicious, so he decides to keep Jade, as he names her, isolated on his island until the project is finished.

Not knowing her identity is a frightening predicament, but even worse is the vague feeling of danger that haunts Jade. Was her boating accident really just an accident, or is there someone out there waiting for the chance to finish the job?

You want romance? You want action and adventure? This book has all three in abundance. Pick it up and then prepare yourself for a breathtaking ride. (Apr., 336 pp., $5.99)

Reviewed by: 
Jill M. Smith