When all is lost, how do you remember love?
When her beloved foster parents pass away, Holly discovers a past both shocking and heartbreaking. The murder/suicide of her biological parents, on the South Pacific island of Pitcairn, famous for the HMAV Bounty mutineers. Travelling to a home she does not remember, Holly reconnects with long-lost childhood friend Jack. An old friendship quickly becomes more… until a dark secret is uncovered.
Will joyous love remembered become heartbreak? Can she find out the truth before someone else is hurt?
Jack arrived right on time at ten o’clock as promised. He rumbled up the driveway riding a well used ATV four wheeled quad, the bike farting and popping as it idled grumpily to a stop. With a bashful grin pasted over his face he met Holly at the door. “It sounds like a lemon, but gets me around.”
Jack indicated for Holly to sit behind him on the bike. Bungee corded to the front carrier of the bike
was a basket, cooler, and blanket promising the prospect of a picnic meal.
“I hope you haven’t had a big breakfast.”
“Just toast, why?”
“I’ve been cooking up a storm, some good old Pitcairn cooking to fatten you up.”
Holly laughed. “Oi, you saying I’m too skinny?”
Blushing, Jack smiled. “Definitely not.” He helped her onto the bike and leered, twisting an imaginary
villain’s mustache. “You’re delightful madam.”
He slid onto the bike in front of her and keyed it into life, throwing a last comment over his shoulder,
voice louder to fight the roar of the bike.
“Masie told me you need some meat on your bones—blame her.”
He laughed and Holly wound her arms around his waist to hang on, the vibrations of his chuckle felt
through his back to her chest.