After the adventures of the Rake of Cádiz and the Prude of Gibraltar in the Caribbean Sea, when a blonde South African soldier plants herself in Manu's house with a baby bump from several months before, things between him and Victoria get complicated. She understands that Manu had his social life before he met her, but what she can't grasp is that he would drop her to marry a complete unknown.
Her heart broken, Victoria crosses the Atlantic to begin her career as a diplomat in Uruguay.
What will the relationship be like between the spontaneous, Catholic carpenter and the strict Protestant corporal?
What diplomatic conflicts await Vicky on South American soil?
Will Manu be able to handle a situation that seems impossible to resolve with no better weapons than his wits?