Light shelfwear to edges and covers. Spine has small creases. Pages tight and clean. 377 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1996. ISBN: 0380773724. In the custody of her tyrannical grandfather who preaches against the evils of sin, spirited Jael Kincaid dreams of escape. And it is her innocent independence which thrusts her into danger, and into the seductive arms of her rescuer, sea captain Nathan Thorne.