The daughter of a New England sea captain has lost her fiancee to the California Gold Rush. Determined to find him, but short of funds, she enlists as a navigator on a clipper ship bound for San Francisco. Along the way, tempers rise and sparks fly between her and the rugged skipper. Upon arrival, she finds her fiancee maddened with greed. Unable to change him, she allows her feelings for the skipper to grow to fruition. But he is already engaged to another woman. Now she must fight for the man who strove to win her heart.
Praise for Jane Goodger:
"A beautiful, touching story of a second chance at life and love...simply wonderful." --Romance Communications, for Anything For Love
"Hours of joyful reading...exceptional characters, blazing passion, and a hum-dinger of a plot." --Rendezvous, for Memories Of You
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Jane Goodger lives in Wickford, Rhode Island with her husband and two children. Goodger worked as a journalist for eleven years and was national editor of a business magazine before devoting herself to writing romances full time. She was winner of the 1997 HOLT Medallion for her debut book.From Publishers Weekly:
Hannah Wright is on a mission to find her fianc?, who has disappeared into the San Francisco gold rush. Determined to reach him, she signs on as navigator to legendary sea captain James MacRae. The captain welcomes the challenge of matching wits with the strong, spunky and beautiful Hannah; during a dangerous gale, he realizes that he loves her. However, as a child, Hannah vowed never to marry a sea captain like her father. She and James arrive in California, where James proposes, but Hannah is still undetered from plans to set off on the trail of her fianc?. James seduces her, but the next morning, Hannah rebuffs him and he heads east. Realizing she's made the biggest mistake of her life, Hannah determines to meet James's ship at the Boston pier. Complications arise, and by the time she gets there, the man she loves is engaged to another. With this adventurous, passionate romance on the high seas, Goodger (Dancing with Sin) once again sweeps her fans away. (Aug.)
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Book Description Signet, 1999. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0451408942
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