"Free me and I will save you," he promised. ~*~*~*~*~ A Pirate in peril... Pirate Justin O'Shea is finally captured by his enemy, he had no choice but to sit and wait for his men to come to his aid. But, when his captor decides to bring aboard captives from another raided ship, he is stunned by the beautiful young girl that is willing to set him free. An exquisite Treasure to be had.... Tempest Whitwell, the young daughter of an admiral is finally returning to London from the Carribean. But, when her fathers ship is raided by ruthless pirates she is taken captive. Now aboard the Dead Nave, she's mystified by the man chained to the ships mast. A prisoner she befriends and later frees. Never trust a pirate.... Her sweet, trusting nature lands her in an impossible scrape. After freeing the captive that promised to help her, she suddenly finds herself the prisoner of the pirate "The Black Scourge", the irresistible Justin O'Shae. An undeniable attraction forms between them. One he must deny to protect her. Caught between his loyalty to the sea, a dreadful past and the forbidden desire for the young impetuous beauty, he knows she is not safe by his side and reluctantly returns her to her family. Now tormented with his forbidden desire he vows to have her. A promise made to her that he would return. A promise broken because he never did. Years pass and his pirating days are behind him. Although he hasn't forgotten about the captivating beauty that freed him and his vow to return to her, it seemed she has. Or hasn't she? Betrayal, revenge, misunderstanding, heartache and fierce love are soon to follow. It's a love as temperamental as the sea where it all began and he would weather any storm to have her.