By Jennifer Wilde
This vintage big apple Times–bestselling historic romance tells the captivating, passionate tale of a tender English girl who's wrongly convicted of against the law and auctioned off to the top bidder within the American colonies
Born out of wedlock to a London barmaid, Marietta Danver yearns to reside lifestyles to its fullest regardless of her humble origins. yet her goals of affection and happiness virtually die in Newgate criminal, the place she is convicted of against the law she didn’t devote and deported to North the USA to be bought into indentured servitude.
In the wild Carolinas, Marietta makes use of her attractiveness to outlive. yet in doing so she arouses unruly passions within the hearts of 3 males: Derek Hawke, the enigmatic planter who buys Marietta for an outrageous sum; brash, captivating Jeff Rawlins, who sweeps her away to Louisiana; and a gentleman whose fervor may possibly hide a violent insanity. From New Orleans’ red-light district to a trendy property in Natchez, from the struggles of a lifetime of bondage to the perils of aiding to move slaves to freedom, Marietta vows to succeed and discover a real and lasting love.