Elizabeth Evans grew up as a poor merchant's daughter in the 18th century; a time when pirates were most hated. The world and its ideas were changing. When Elizabeth was sixteen, she suffered the lost of her brother when he decided to become a notorious outcast pirate. Almost a year later, at an engagement party, Elizabeth was kidnapped by the notorious, charming, handsome and enchanting Nathaniel Edwards. As she begins to know Nathaniel, she also begins to unwillingly fall for him, despite his dangerous charm that he uses at his advantage. Elizabeth is determined to find her brother, and escape from Nathaniel's dangerous grasp, before she falls in love completely. Will she continue to pursue this love, or will she leave? Will she slowly fall inside the black as she begins to learn the shameful ways of a pirate?