If you were shipwrecked on a deserted island with the person who had broken your heart, would you be grateful for being given a second chance at love? Or, would you curse fate for condemning you to years of torment?
After surviving a maritime accident, Chi Hsiao-Han, a shy and awkward working-class girl, is shocked to discover that one of the other four occupants of the lifeboat is Pai Yu-Sheng, the privileged daughter of a jewelry magnate who broke her heart many years before.
When the lifeboat runs aground on a deserted island, a vicious game of survival is set in motion. The beautiful Pai Yu-Sheng is nearly raped by a fellow survivor, but for the intervention of Chi Hsiao-Han, who stabs the assailant to death.
Finally, only the two former lovers remain. Chi Hsiao-Han still hates Pai Yu-Sheng for all of the pain she caused her, but realizes she must set aside her feelings if the two of them are to cooperate and survive. But how will their relationship evolve from there? Can they find a way to resolve the pain and misunderstandings of the past? And, what will it all mean if they can finally return to civilization?
This first full-length novel from Lu Chao, a rising star of girls’ love fiction, pits the needs of survival against the needs of the heart as two young women are forced to confront the wounds of their mutual past. Lu Chao’s delicate handling of the myriad and shifting tones of this beleaguered relationship made Seven Years on the Island the must-read girls’ love novel of 2022!