This is a great book about twins Connor and Grace Tempest. Their father, who is the lighthouse watcher, has just died. The only thing they have to remember him by, is the old shanty he used to sing about "vampirates".The Tempest twins are then forced to make a decision, they could either live at an orphanage, or run away with their fathers boat.
They choose the boat. Then they get caught in a terrible storm and their ship is destroyed and they are separated.
Grace is rescued by a mysterious Irish boy named Lorcan. On this ship, the captain wheres a mask, everyone sleeps during the day, and things appear out of thin air.
Meanwhile, Connor is rescued by Cheng Li. Connor is on a pirate ship captained by Molucco Wrathe.
Both Connor and Grace want nothing more then to be together again. But when the time comes, they both choose to stay where they are.
There are many secrets aboard the ship that rescued Grace, and it goes way back into her past. Connor loves his new life as a pirate too. Will they ever be together again?