Aboard the Pirate: Roving the West Indies

Aboard the Pirate: Roving the West Indies

by Veronica Cherry

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During a modern-day United States Coast Guard interdiction of drugs and migrant smugglers in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea,two airmen suddenly whirl into an equivalent era to witness piracy during 1816 through 1825 in the West Indies. In the upheaval of law and politics against history�s infamous pirates, a twelve-year-old
beggar girl stows away on an American merchant ship to seek a better life. Disguised as a boy, she ships out to piratical waters and ends up on several pirate ships. During the passage, she meets an abducted, fourteen-year-old Royal Navy Midshipman trainee, who is unaware of her disguised identity. The stowaway and midshipman find themselves in a conflict and resolve relationship in this swashbuckling historical tale of piracy and its arrest in the West Indies.

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940015647662
Publisher: Gallant Books
Publication date: 09/27/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 398
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Veronica Cherry was born in Queens, New York. At the end of her ten year registered nurse practice, she wrote a research paper, which a major pharmaceutical company published. It motivated her to pursue writing. Since then, a windsurfing magazine published her article on �Woundsurfing: Breaking the Skin.� Her first book was an autobiography, By Hook or by Crook: A Tale of Adventure Surviving Child Abuse, followed by her action packed novel, A Call to Mind.

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