"God, I'm bored," Eric Sandoval utters just before he finds himself transported back in time to a seventeenth century pirate stronghold. Captivated by Captain Felicity LeBeau, he thinks he's gone to heaven where he'll find the love he craved in his former life. Then Felicity comes under attack and he must use his wits to find out who is trying to kill her and to win her heart. Felicity wants nothing more than to remain captain of the pirates and is caught in a struggle to keep her captaincy. But Eric steals her heart and she must guard it, or her struggle will be for naught. Can Felicity give up her dream for her love of Eric and can Eric find a home in a time not his own?
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