To British privateer Ethan Sharpe, Grace Chastain was
nothing but a pawn for vengeance against Harmon Jeffries,
the traitor responsible for his brutal years in prison.
Believing Grace to be Jeffries' mistress, he plans to
humiliate his enemy by seducing her.
Grace fears her priceless heirloom necklace has begun to
live up to its curse when Captain Sharpe makes her his
prisoner aboard his schooner. Defiantly she resists his
coarse advances, but suspects there is more to this
complex sea captain than his brooding anger and silent
And Ethan quickly realizes that she is not the wicked
woman he imagined her to be. Grace is as headstrong as she
is lovely, and the battle of wills that ensues weakens his
resolve. But can Ethan settle the demons of his past and
follow the destiny his heart commands?