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Disastrous Voyage of the Santa Margaritaby Richard Woodman
Among the coral outcrops of the island of Rota, lies the wreck of a Spanish galleon, the Santa Margarita - Spring 1601. This is a reconstruction of the Santa Margaritas disastrous last voyage, beset by an extraordinary sequence of typhoons and storms. Based on what little is known of the ships journey overloaded cargo, bad-blood amongst the crew and a curse we are told a story of greed, horror, deprivation and unimaginable hardship by the handful of survivors rescued from the wreck.
- Severn House Publishers
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I admire Richard Woodman, and this historical fiction novel did not disappoint me. The novel is based on an actual incident, and Mr. Woodman's background makes the story live. I keep looking for all his books to add to my Nook. I already have the Drinkwater series in paperback.