It is midway through Queen Victoria's long reign. Proper children grow up sheltered and Rosetta Cranleigh knows little of life beyond her London home. So when her parents book passage to Cape Town, Rosetta is ecstatic.
Off Africa's west coast the ship turns turtle in a storm. Rosetta is rescued by a handsome deckhand, but the two are soon captured by pirates and sold to a Turkish pasha. But harem life is not for Rosetta. She risks everything to escape...and to find the stranger who saved her.
"Romance and mystery haunt the pages of this engaging novel...sure to please." (Booklist)