Glittering New Orleans was a sultry city of intrigue and danger. Here Camille Giron, orphaned daughter of a famous buccaneer and a highborn Creole woman, was called the Pirate Princess. And here the proud regal beauty would find herself living in servitude to her powerful uncle. Somehow she had to change her fate . . .
Raised among Indians, the mysterious U.S. Army Major Simon Woodward was considered a savage by the haughty Creoles. No respectable woman would approach him, let alone blackmail him. But Camille had discovered a secret about Simon . . . a secret that could provide her with just the advantage she needed. She didn't anticipate the explosion of desire between them, the passionate kisses that deprived her of her reason -- or the shocking scandal that would ensue. Now Camille faced certain ruin or a future shadowed by vengeance and betrayal, wild hope and ecstasy as the bride of an irresistible, unpredictable man . . .