Young Alexandra Nichols wants nothing more than to return to England in time for her birthday. But when pirates bar her way, she and her family seek safe harbour on a Mediterranean island. Will they be safe from the pirates? More importantly, what will Alexandra do when she discovers that the life of a proper English Lady does not come with the freedom she is used to?
Set in the Mediterranean of 1795, this is a tale of adventure, discovery, and familial trials.