Released from the sanctuary of a French convent, highborn, tempestuous Katherine FitzGerald sets sail for her beloved Ireland — only to find herself prisoner of the infamous pirate known to the Elizabethans as the Master of the Seas.
The pirate captain is Liam O’Neill, favored by Elizabeth the Queen. A hardened court player, he is determined to win the wilful Katherine while advancing his own secret causes. But now he must risk everything he cherishes in order to triumph at a very treacherous game — through heartbreaking deception . . . and by breaking all the rules.
The Game has begun . . .