Young and beautiful Felicite is the toast of New Orleans, her kindness and virtue an example to other young women. Daughter of an outlaw merchant, sister to the dangerously handsome swashbuckler Valcour Murat, Felicite's honor is well protected, and her father and brother are the only men in her life. However, such a beautiful and prominent young woman cannot remain sheltered forever. The ruthless Lt. Colonel Morgan McCormack forces his way into her life, making her his mistress with the threat of her father's death. When her father dies suddenly under mysterious circumstances, Felicite flees her shameful relationship with McCormack, seeking shelter in the haven of her brother's ship. But instead of the respite she expected, she has unwittingly stumbled into a new dangerkidnapped to a secret tropical island where unscrupulous pirates duel for the rights to her favors. Then, unexpectedly, she finds herself once again in the hands of the stranger who had tortured her with exquisite pleasure...
Swashbuckling adventure ensnares the freedom of enchanting Felicite, but while trapped on the high seas, Felicite finds her capturer's heart made of more than stone.