No man had ever stirred Kathleen. Until now. As Jonathan Ashford stood, proud and defiant, awaiting "justice" at the hands of his pirate captors, he had touched something deep within her. He could not, must not, die! With reckless courage born of desire, she acted to save them both.
A buccaneer beauty with blood on her hands --- that had been Jonathan's first sight of Kathleen James. But all she had done to ensure his survival had proven the young woman was no ruthless pirate wench. Why, then, did she refuse to be his true-bound bride?