Suspected of killing her husband, Charity Westcott flees on the first ship out of Portsmouth, England heading for the colonies. Loathing all men after her abusive marriage, she hopes to reunite with her family in Charles Towne, but the ship’s destination is Nassau. When she spots her husband’s brother, who is intent on seeing her hang, boarding her ship at port, she jumps overboard.
Elias Dutton, missionary and son of the famous pirate, Rowan Dutton, must get to Barbados as soon as possible. His sister is in danger, and his parents have charged him with her safety. He cannot let them down—again. But after rescuing a madcap woman from the bay, he now finds himself tricked into masquerading as her husband so they both can procure passage to Barbados.
Here are all the mock covers my designer sent me initially to choose from:
Because of the storyline, I needed a very suspenseful look and wanted the model to appear frightened and running for her life. So, I combined the model who looked the most frightened with a different background and here is the final proof!
Too late to change it, but I'd love to hear your thoughts!