Mexico, 1814, sixteen-year-old Rosie's world changes when her father's saloon is burned and her father killed. Alone, without family, home or livelihood, Rosie has no chose but to go with Raider Lyons, the young sea captain who rescued her from the fire. As American privateers and the British Navy battle one another on the high seas, Raider chases the brutal British captain who kidnapped his brother. Rosie, swept up in Raider's obsession is caught in a dangerous and merciless war at sea and in a relentless battle against the growing passions within her heart.
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