- Publish Date: 1993-02-01
- Binding: Mass Market Paperback
- Author: Sandra Brown
Darkly handsome with an arrogant edge, architectural engineer Scout Ritland is the kind of American man who spells trouble. Chantal duPont should know, for she has experienced the best and worst of the country and its peopleincluding one who broke her heart. Yet here she is, home on sultry Parrish Island, putting herself in the way of another bold Yankee. This time, however, its for a good cause: Scout is the one man who can help her village, and shes not about to let him get the better of herno matter how much she may want to.
Fresh from completing his work on the islands new luxury resort, Scouts ready for a little recreationthough being kidnapped and shot isnt on his agenda. But when he catches sight of an exotic beauty with electric blue eyes, events quickly spin out of control. Scout should be outraged to find himself held captive, but an abductor as alluring as Chantal makes it hard to stay angry.
Soon Scout is swept up by Chantals need to help her peopleand the role he is to play in her ambitious plan. With each passing day, the work and the woman present him with challenges he could never find at home. But as the project progresses, intrigue and adventure burn hotter than the islands volcanoand two people who have met their match in each other face a future that could tear them apart....
From the Hardcover edition.