Those who survive the wrath of Red Robert would never guess the pirate's secretRed Robert is a woman, masquerading as a man. Yet though the swift steel of her sword has spread her reputation to the farthest corners of the map, there is only one treasure she seeksthe blood of her lifelong nemesis Blair Colm.
Shipwrecked on a desert isle with the handsome Logan Hagarty, she soon rediscovers her femininity in the irresistible captain's arms. But their paradise skies darken with the appearance of their common enemy. Now the two must summon all their strength and cunning to best the evil Colm, and protect the fierce love that has grown between them.
The high seas make for great adventure and red-hot passion as a beleaguered ship captain meets his match in the notorious scoundrel Red Robert. When Scottish lord Logan Haggerty is captured at sea, he is shocked to discover that "Robert" is a beautiful and fearless woman leading the boat of dutiful and deferential pirates. Red is wary of Logan but cannot deny the chemistry they have, though she refuses to let it interfere with her single-minded devotion to taking vengeance on the murderous con man who ruined her life. As disaster threatens, identities are finally unmasked, and Red and Logan seize the chance for passion. Drake (The Queen's Lady) constructs a well-drawn plot and provides plenty of sexual tension and romantic encounters as well as exotic scenery. (Nov.)Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.