Delphine was both child and woman, a dazzling blend of innocence and desire. She had gone willingly to Andre, able to acknowledge the attraction that had grown between them during the long voyage from Canada to France. They had spent the most glorious night together. And then in the morning, after the ship had docked, Andre had left without her. One night of love leads to a promise of revenge, a promise that Delphine will find impossible to keep.