As a young boy Kit Gerado had seen his mother murdered by the arrogant Don Luis del Toro. Now, as a buccaneer captain, he longed to meet his enemy and duel with him to the death. But Don Luis was governor of Cartagena, protected by the mightiest fortress in the Caribbean.
Kit and his pirates roamed the West Indies finding both adventure and love. There was man-hating Rough of the taunting eyes, her self a desperate buccaneer. And Lady Rosalind Parish, who had the ways of a wanton. The great Spanish galleons yielded their golden treasures. Bianca, the beautiful wife of Don Luis, melted with love in Kit's arms. And finally this proud and vengeful pirate came face to face, knife to knife, with the man he had sworn to kill!