From the windswept Shetland Islands far to the north of Scotland, to the ancient ruins of Zimbabwe and then to the mystical Mediterranean Isle of Capri, young Vaila takes us on a breathtaking romantic journey of history and intrigue.
Meeting the handsome ship’s Captain De Marco en route to Capetown proves to be just the beginning of this journey. Their whirlwind romance ultimately leads to the Isle of Capri where mysterious forces present Vaila with feelings of déjà vu. Has she really lived on the island before, or is it all in her mind?
The Shetland Isles and the Isle of Capri are geographically remote, yet the cultures appear to collide and captivate Vaila. A deep sense of foreboding accompanies Vaila’s presence on the island. Even the joy at the birth of her baby son cannot dispel this feeling of impending doom.
The history of Capri calls like a beckoning siren. Vaila’s fate appears intertwined with this history and that of the despotic historical figure, the Emperor Tiberius, that looms large in Vaila’s ultimate destiny.
This is a compelling historical romance taking the reader on a contemporary journey of mystery and intrigue against the backdrop of the magical enchantment of the Isle of Capri.