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Publisher's Summary

Devastated by her mother's death, 18-year-old Gabrielle Brooks sets sail from England to a Caribbean island in search of her estranged father. But instead of encountering a distinguished merchant ship's captain, she discovers her father has become a pirate!After spending three wonderful years sailing and treasure hunting with him, Gabrielle is dismayed when her father decides she must return to London to find a proper husband. His old friend James Malory will sponsor her in polite society.In London, Gabrielle is escorted to balls and parties by James' wife, Georgina, and her brother, Drew Anderson, a dashing American sea captain who is visiting.Though drawn to Gabrielle's fiery beauty, Drew, a fun-loving rogue, wants nothing to do with a young woman hunting for a husband. Incensed by Drew's indifference, Gabrielle is determined to win his attentions. But when Drew embroils her in a scandal the night before he's to sail back to America, Gabrielle vows revenge.Enlisting the help of her father's pirate cronies, Gabrielle commandeers Drew's ship and takes him prisoner. But as passion runs high on their sea voyage, it becomes difficult to tell who is truly the captor and who is the captive.
©2006 Johanna Lindsey; (P)2006 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
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Critic Reviews

"Lindsey adds a generous soupcon of swashbuckling action and adventure to the latest captivating addition to her wickedly witty, lusciously sensual Malory series." (Booklist)
"Merlington instills the love scenes between Gabrielle and Drew with captivating realism, not only by employing expert accents, but also by using intensity of tone, capturing the sizzling emotions between them." (AudioFile)
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By JM on 02-18-09

Captivating

Although a bit unbelievable in places, this book kept me up late listening to the adventure and sensual innuendos. Quite fun listening and good for the libido.

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By Mara Prose on 03-28-17

Not one of the better Malory books

I really hated the way Drew seemed so out of character in this book. He was not his devil may care self and I skipped to the end just to finish. As a die hard Malory/Anderson fan, I was very disappointed.

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