A bitter French mercenary who has written off God A self-righteous prude determined to change him
When Grace Westcott is kidnapped by a French mercenary, tossed aboard his ship, and told she will be sold to a Spanish Don, she canít imagine what she did to deserve such a fate. She has spent her entire life serving God and helping the poor, Believing God sent her to preach to the vile captain and his crew, Graceís attempts are rewarded with mockery. When her situation grows worse, she is forced to face her own weaknesses. But she isnít prepared to face her biggest weakness of allófalling in love with the nefarious captain, Rafe Dubois.
Captain Rafe Dubois hates nothing more than religious snobbery. Fleeing a home of abuse and betrayal by a self-righteous father, he became a mercenaryówilling to do any job, no matter how vile, in order to amass the fortune he needs to build a hospital in his home town of Port-de-Paix. That is, until he meets the saintly Miss Grace Westcott who continually berates his every move.
Kidnapping, betrayal, sorceries, dangers on sea and land continually threaten to devour Grace as she searches for Godís purpose in the madness. But what if that purpose is not to redeem the wicked Captain Rafe Dubois, but to change her own prideful heart?