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Evelyn was beginning to feel her life was useless, and trying to talk her father into giving her a proper job in the family company was a waste of effort. But she had to try once more, and was stunned when he offered a compromise. If Evelyn could fend for herself, without help, on Frere Island, off Tasmania, for one month, she could have a job. It came as a nasty shock that the only other cottage on the island was occupied - by Dane Balkan, penniless scientist. The disappointment was intense and Evelyn over-reacted - but Dane was one man she couldn't influence - back cover