Let's ignore the romance for a second. Once that's done, this novella was short and steamy and pretty good.
However, considering this is a romance
, I find it hard to suspend belief about the romance part of the story.
If my husband--that I had known for less than a day because he ran out on our wedding night--showed up after being a pirate for fourteen years, my first thoughts would not be about how irresistible he was and how much I wanted him in my bed. I had this same issue with The Ugly Duchess
(of which this is a companion novella).