Marie’s mother died protecting something, but what? Determined to find answers, Marie is prepared to go to any length to locate her mother’s legacy, even to pursue the man responsible for her death. No price is too dear to Marie, who gambles everything on a marriage of convenience to a ship’s captain she knows she can’t trust, but who may be one ally she needs.

This is a historic story of romance and adventure, set on the Caribbean seas of the early 1800’s, a tale of betrayal and sacrifice in pursuit of an unknown goal.


“Author Mountifield sets a new standard on adventure stories and crafts characters like they are people we know. This is a nonstop high seas adventure with a powerful female leading character, 5 out of 5 stars” – Patrick, founder of the epublishing Consortium.

“This is a great adventure story with heart and suspense, and a terrific literary escape!” – Bridget,

“The plot takes off from the first page and never lets go. Great fun!” – Lisa Deckert, Author.

“The characters are delectable.” – Livia, Butterfly-O-Meter Books

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