Julia Cooper has a secret that could get her killed. When her disguise as a cleaning woman gets her kidnapped and taken deep into the pine woods, she has stay alive while asking herself, who would kidnap a cleaning woman?
Rand Washburn has a secret that could cost Julia her life. When two pea-brains dump an Englishwoman at his farm, he has to figure out how to get rid of her before she discovers he's sitting on top of the biggest smuggling operation ever seen in Florida Territory.
If Julia wants to make it home in one piece, she's going to have to think fast to keep Washburn and his cronies from burying her deep in the back woods, even if it means marrying that handsome scoundrel at gunpoint. Can Rand convince Julia that she's destined to be the smuggler's bride, or is he going to have to make sure that she's not able to tell anyone--ever--about what he's up to on the Florida coast?