Entertaining read. Hero and heroine did not fall into immediate lust, as happens too often in HPs. Unusual profession for heroine: she was a down on her luck dancer having to avoid a man's unwanted advances. Because of this she sought haven on the hero's ship and he thought her trash because of her being a dancer. Hero was a jerk for large part of the bk but heroine was a real trooper and didn't give up on winning the hero's love.