Grad student Liza has long been plagued by vivid dreams of whaling despite never having seen the sea. Offered the opportunity to spend a summer on Nantucket, the one-time heart of New Englands whaling trade, Liza accepts, eager to see how well her dreams mesh with historical reality. The answer is: all too well. Lizas dreams become highly sexual; her visions of ships captain Obadiah Young grow increasingly intense. At times the past and present mix before her eyes. Whaling museum curator Adam is skeptical about Lizas claims of a past lifebut drawn to her passionate desire to know the truth about herself and about Obadiah, who was accused of murdering his beautiful, younger wife. Lizas attraction to Adam is intensebut so is her reaction to Lucian, whose cool silver eyes seem to glow with heat whenever they rest on Liza . . . .In a single summer, Liza must unravel the riddle of her dreams, reunite lovers separated by death, solve a hundred-year-old murder . . . and figure out her hearts desire.
- Paperback | 432 pages
- 106.68 x 167.64 x 33.02mm | 204.12g
- 30 Dec 2008
- Tor Books
- United States