Romantic Times: After her father’s death, Catherine Meriweather is still adjusting to her cousin Edmund becoming the master of Meriweather Hall. Helping her with this is Jonathan Bradby, Edmund’s friend. Jonathan is a hero, or so they say. He knows his heroic act was just an accident. Instead of continuing to try and convince his friends of that, he decides he will just become a real hero by accomplishing a heroic act. The hero’s determination to prove himself and the heroine’s crisis of faith make for an engrossing story. The end leaves one eager for the next visit to Sanctuary Bay.