Phillip wishes he'd died with his squadron rather than be recruited to the Admiralty's codebreaking division. Nurse Arabelle inspires in him a desire to truly live. But will that be enough to overcome the daily threats to his life'
Rowena wanted to escape the Highlands, but reluctant to marry a notorious flirt. And when she learns that Brice is mixed up with a stolen treasure, she fears she's about to end up directly in the path of everything she's trying to avoid.