Romance, passion, lusty adventure . . .
Matthew Flinders - bold, daring, courageous - burned with a daredevil will to explore a new continent. Behind him he left the intrigues of England and the wife who had shared his love for a few brief nights. Before him lay high adventure - uncharted seas, exotic tropic islands, a terrible loneliness and the living hell of six years captivity on a French island.
Forgotten in his own country, Matthew Flinders comes alive again with all his hopes and desires in 'My Love Must Wait', a love story of such beauty and sadness is must surely remain one of the world's greatest tragedies. With imaginative insight and a keen sense of drama, Ernestine Hill recreates the life of Matthew Flinders: navigator, explorer and lover.