Synopses & Reviews
Prepare yourself for the horror as you enter a world of murderers and thieves armed with swords, knives, and cannons. This book is filled with stories of terror on the high seas. With each page turned, you will become more engrossed by a society where lying is a way of life and pilfering is a means of survival. These stories depict the lives of historys most noted pirates, from where they grew up, to how they became some of the most nefarious characters to terrorize nations around the world.
Experience the battles and the bloodshed, the victories and defeats. Learn how so many men never set out to become pirates, but ended their lives as some of the most vicious and feared humans to ever set sail. Find out how Captain Missions grew up in an reputable family and went to the most esteemed schools before sealing his fate. Read about the notorious Englishman Captain Kidd, and how he was captured, sentenced, and executed for his crimes.
This book will captivate anyone who likes to read about battles, war, fighting, adventure, or simply has a passion for history or the ocean. The language is authentic, the action is constant, the tone and pace will keep you wanting to read story after story, and the true-to-life tales could not be more unbelievable.
"Battles, bloodshed, executions-what more could you ask from a summer book?"--Soundings
[The History of the Lives and Bloody Exploits of the Most Noted Pirates ]
Read about the villainous lives of over a dozen of the most notorious pirates in history.