Captured by pirates, innocent Lady Elizabeth Palmer is given a choice: Sleep with the captain or die along with all of the other hostages. But Alex Hunter is no ordinary pirate, and she soon comes to know that their past and possibly futures are entwined. When Alex first sets eyes on the stunning Lady Palmer he is again faced with the treachery of her father ten years earlier, but now, thanks to a twist of fate, he has the opportunity to right some wrongs and to get back what was once his. However, he quickly realises that Elizabeth is nothing like her father, and that he is in deeper than he ever thought possible. Meanwhile Elizabeth cannot help but fall for the mysterious captain, but there is much more to this man than he is telling. When events take a turn can they both survive the dangers and treachery which await each?