Lorelei has always known you can never trust pirates. Yet, when she loses her mother and her cottage burns down, Lorelei sees hope in the black sails that reach Port Barlow. With nothing left, she accepts a handsome pirate's offer of adventure and emerges into a world of magic, mermaids, and the dangerous trials that will determine the next Pirate King.
Csilla is determined to be the first woman to wear the Bone Crown. Being betrayed by a lover and cursed half-blind isn't going to stop her. But when she visits the witch that took her sight, she learns there's someone else with a stake to the crown and it's her responsibility to protect them.
Facing sharp swords, an angry god, and dirty deals made amidst a deadly treasure hunt, they must follow the most important rule of all—never trust a pirate.