Light shelfwear to edges and covers. Pages tight and clean but yellowed due to age. Bookstore stamp on first page. First Edition. 293 pages. SoftCover Binding. Year: 1983. ISBN: 0449900657. Each time Jeanette though of the Frenchman, she tingled with reluctant delight. He was a mercenary, with no morals, no ethics-a man of reckless daring. He was the captain of one of the fastest ships on the ocean, and so she made a deal with him. A deal to transport her cotton and turn it into ammunition and medical supplies for her beloved Confederacy. The Yankees had murdered her husband. Now she wanted to get even. There was one unusual aspect of their arrangement. The Frenchman insisted on making love to her every time he delivered a shipment.