Young and headstrong, Lady Frances found it hard to obey Captain Crispin Barbican. She simply was not used to being ordered around-by anyone. But the dashing and gallant buccaneer had sworn to protect her against her cousin. Frances knew she would only be safe away from England. So, reluctantly, she agreed to sail to the West Indies with Crispin. Soon Frances began to see that behind Crispin's roughish pirate exterior was a man of infinite charm. And Crispin began to notice that ht wilful girl he had vowed to safeguard had grown to be a dazzling and delightful woman...
Used availability for Sylvia Thorpe's Sword and the Shadow
August 1981 : UK Paperback
June 1976 : USA Mass Market Paperback