Once a galley slave, now a Venetian merchant prince, Lorenzo Santorini is driven to seek revenge on his Corsair captor. He spares no time for softer emotions such as love.
Yet when English beauty Kathryn Rowlands appeals for help in finding a friend lost to pirates, Lorenzo struggles to maintain his cold detachment. Kathryn awakens more than lustful thoughts. She stirs deep feelings that he has long forgotten. He must take drastic steps to protect her from his sworn enemy….