Healer Kendall Byrne’s heart had been ripped apart two years earlier when Rory Quinn—the Phantom—a swashbuckling thief, told her he was casting her aside. Burying herself in her work aboard the medivac ship the Slainte to forget him, Kendall tries to push all thoughts of Rory and the great love they had shared out of her mind. However, when she finds out the seriously injured prisoner being brought aboard her ship is none other than Rory Quinn—condemned to a horrible death at the hands of the Coalition—she knows she has an emotional battle on her hands.
Despite his terrible injuries, his handsome face brings back wicked memories that make her body burn for the cocky pirate. She realizes she will always love Rory Quinn and will ultimately do anything to make sure he remains safe.