Lady Sarah Emiline Lucia needs to hide her identity for fear that the mobs will kill her and her family after her uncle - Napoleon Bonaparte - is exiled to Melba. She is sent to Hampshire, England, to say with friends of her father. To stay safe, she must play the role of her maid, while her maid assumes Lady Sarah's identity. Complications arise when she meets a very handsome man, and she suddenly wants him to look at her as a real woman, not a servant. Protecting her life, however, is more important than confessing the truth.
Gabriel Lawrence's pirate ship is almost captured and this time it was too close. He and his crew need to hide for a few months in hopes that Napoleon's men who seek revenge, will soon forget about him. During his stay at his aunt's and uncle's place in Hampshire, he meets the niece of his enemy. Because she doesn't know who Gabe really is, he'll become close to her to discover her uncle's secrets. But the beauty of her companion, Miss Emmie, captures his attention, and her quirky personality keeps him wantig more. But her over-zealous nature for adventure, places both of them in danger, and he's forced to play the honorable rogue.
How can he protect them when an unknown spy is always one step ahead... and wants Gabe dead?