Cassandra is an orphan in the 18th century America who falls in love with a pirate while she is searching for her parents. Her attempt to discover her heritage brings her on a journey that is filled with pain, sorrow, love, romance and mystery. Through the streets of New York and Boston to a tropical Caribbean island paradise, she discovers a life she only dreamed about. Paradise is targeted towards readers who enjoy romantic fiction with an edge of action and danger. This novel gives an insight to the daily lives of people who lived in those trying days of the New America.