Raider is almost killed boarding the LIGHTNING to save Rosie from the cruel Captain Lawrence, who has kidnapped, tormented and imprisoned her. Rosie nurses his wounds and tries to forget his surprising kiss, while she prays for his life and for her own strength to resist him. For she knows there's no room in his life for love. Too soon this brash and charming privateer must return to the danger and excitement of the war at sea, taking with him Rosie's heart and his own silent passion for her, and all is complicated by the appearance of the notorious prate Jean Laffite.
Jean Ferris is the award-winning author of many books for young people, inducing Bad, Love Among the Walnuts, Of Sound Mind, and Once Upon a Marigold. She lives in San Diego wither husband, and can be contacted at www.jeanferris.com