When her father whisked her away from her mother, Francesca ""Frankie"" Vitale was exiled to Sardinia, an island off the coast of ItalyLater, when her dad died, Frankie was stuck with a family she didn't understand, emotionally or linguistically. As a child, she had an intense crush on Santino, an older boy in her town. After a night of harmless fun leads them to a shotgun marriage, they go their separate ways, linked only by paper. When they reunite, will their marriage actually start, or will they break their bonds forever?
YAYOI TAKEDA LYNNE GRAHAM