After the fall of his family's fortune, Adam Windjammer finds himself sailing toward the Americas. There, he hopes to locate the remains of his uncle's shipwreck and restore the family name to its former glory. So why can't he stop thinking about Jade van Helsen, the beautiful daughter of the cunning moneylender who brought his family to ruin? Back in Amsterdam, Jade still longs to win her father's approval, despite his ruthless ways. But saving him from making the biggest financial mistake of his life may cost her something much more precious.