Captive of My Desires by Johanna Lindsey
Devastated by her mother's death, eighteen-year-old Gabrielle Brooks sets sail from England to a Caribbean island in search of her estranged father, and is shocked to discover that he has become a pirate. Three wonderful years follow, sailing and treasure hunting with her father, until he decides that she must return to London to find a proper husband. His old friend James Malory will sponsor her in polite society. In London, Gabrielle is escorted to balls and parties by James Malory's wife, Georgina, whose brother, Drew Anderson, a dashing American sea captain, is drawn to Gabrielle's fiery beauty . Anxious not to be tied down, he feigns indifference, and determined to win his attentions, Gabrielle vows revenge. Enlisting the help of her father's pirate cronies, Gabrielle commandeers Drew's ship and takes him prisoner. But as passion runs high on their sea voyage, it becomes difficult to tell who is truly the captor and who is the captive..."Captive of My Desires" tells a passionate love story that will capture your heart and never let go.