'Mad Nicholas' to his friends, 'Scourge of Spain' to the enemy, Sir Nicholas Beauvallet has never been known to resist a challenge.
When a captured galleon yields the lovely Dona Dominica de Rada y Sylva, he vows to return her and her father to the shores of Spain.
But he has no sooner done so than he proposes a venture more reckless than any of his exploits on the high seas, which have made him Drake's equal and a favourite of the Queen.
He will take Dominica as his bride even if he must enter the lion's den...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 272 pages
- Publisher: Cornerstone
- Publication Date: 29/10/2005
- Category: Historical fiction
- ISBN: 9780099490937