Historical romance set in 1860s Fiji.
Charlotte Swann finds herself alone and helpless after the murder of her husband the day of their arrival in Levuka. Frightened and grieving, she finds work as a hotel cleaner. So she stays until she meets the British Consul, Gareth Murdoch — a man she greatly admires. But Murdoch has a secret, one which will threaten everything Charlotte has grown to love.