Her wild heart has lost the Gem of the Red Spirit. Unless she finds it, a voodoo curse will fall on 17th century Jamaica.Arose Du Mouchelle is the heiress to a sprawling sugar plantation. In her youth, an old Gypsy gave her a matriarchal heirloom:‘The Gem of the Red Spirit.’She spends years in exile, learning its secrets. The most mysterious of which is the ability to enter the Astral Plane. There, she must act as a sentinel, forcing back the creatures there.An evil Priestess covets the Gem, taking hostage Arose’s family, and the people of a sleepy port town, as she attempts to force Arose into surrendering the powerful Spirit. While evading her henchmen Arose collides with Captain St. James, a notorious pirate who she already met in a vision. Leery of him, he gains her trust after aiding in her escape. But, realizes she has been duped when he disappears with the Gem.However, even if she recovers the Amulet she has a bigger decision to make — keep the Gem and doom those she loves or give it to the Priestess and let the world fall into a demonic wasteland.