Markus Hawkins is bound for America in search of the new Duke of Beckworth. After telling Caroline Addison about his trip (Caroline, Markus and the new Duke had been childhood friends), he never imagined that she would also buy passage on the same ship.
After Caroline's marriage, her friendship with Markus had deteriorated, but she wan't going to let that stop her from finding the new duke. But spending time with Markus again, brings forth all the feelings she has kept to herself over the years.
What happens when they both realize that the feelings they have for each other is much more than the childhood friendship they shared?
This is the fourth book of five that tells the story of the residents of the Duke of Beckworth's estate. Having read all 5 of them, I would definitely recommend reading them all together, although they could each be read as stand alone.
I really liked this story. You've got two former friends that haven't seen each other in years because of something that one of them thought about the other (don't want to give too much away!). During their voyage to America, you get to see Caroline and Markus get to know one another as adults who have a little bit of life under their belts. This was very enjoyable read!
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