The Red Siren (Charles Towne Belles, #1)
She had no choice but piracy. He had no choice but to catch her.
Can ladies be pirates? In 1718 Charleston, there are few other choices left to women in need of large sums of money. And Faith Westcott needs such a fortune to protect her sisters from forced marriages before their aloof and often-absent admiral father returns from overseas. The only problem is, he has assigned a naval officer to guard Faith and her sisters while he is away—a very handsome naval officer, and one whom Faith recognizes as a victim of her piracy from long ago.
Dajon Waite longs to make a success of himself in the British Royal Navy, not only to cover a host of past sins but to prove to his father and brother that he isn't the wastrel they accuse him of being. When he is stationed in Charleston, Carolina, to rid the nearby seas of pirates, he is thrilled to meet up with his long-time mentor, Admiral Westcott. But Dajon must pass a test before receiving the promotion he desires—protect the admiral's unruly and headstrong daughters! Not an easy task, when Dajon's past dealings with women ended in disaster and shame—including a run-in with a lady pirate.