Rusty Paget is a feisty,fiery and independent pilot and thrill seeker. When she meets Charles Hilton, she gets all she can handle! Behind the personable and successful persona he projects in public lurks a very different man; one who is involved in diamond smuggling. And it so happens that he needs a pilot. From the heat and subjugation of Africa to the small island she crashes on, Rusty's journey into slavery is lovingly told as only Francine can.