Modern day pirates take an introverted woman as their prisoner, using her to satisfy their lusts, but little do they know that her past will haunt them all before it makes their brotherhood unbreakable.
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Chastity Allen is spending a holiday weekend with friends when their yacht is hijacked by pirates and she is taken prisoner. She’s given a choice: be passed around by D, the captain, and his two most trusted men, Oz and Zero, or be given to the rest of the crew to do with as they please. Chastity instinctively goes into survival mode, accepting her fate and doing whatever is necessary to survive.
Late one night, Chastity is brutally attacked by the worst member of the crew. The incident spurs drastic change on-board the ship as boundaries are reinforced, new loyalties are formed, and the pasts of several crew-members are uncovered, the results of which include a shock that Chastity never sees coming.
On a ship in the middle of the ocean, amidst misfits and outcasts shunned by the rest of the world, will Chastity establish herself as a survivor once and for all or continue to see herself as she has for most of her life—forsaken and damaged?
This book contains situations that may be distressing for some and is intended for mature audiences only.