The Players: Released from the sanctuary of a French convent, highborn, tempestuous Katherine FitzGerald sets sail for her beloved Irelandonly to find herself prisoner of the infamous pirate known to the Elizabethans as the Master of the Seas.The Moves: The pirate captain is Liam O'Neill, favored by Elizabeth the Queen. A hardened court player, he is determined to win the willful Katherine while advancing his own secret causes. But now he must risk everything he cherishes in order to triumph at a very treacherous gamethrough heartbreaking deception...and by breaking all the rules.The Game: has begun . . .