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The Devil's Captain
by F. Sherry
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0595010083, Paperback)Born to sail the high seas, young Englishman Bart Roberts shipped aboard the merchant trader Princess, bound for the Dark Continent. But Roberts was headed for another destiny that began when his vessel was waylaid by cruel freebooters off the Guinea Coast. His sword spilling pirate blood on the well-worn decks, Roberts fought long and hard until the brigands overran his ship, killing the captain and shanghaiing him as part of their crew. But he learned the buccaneer craft faster than most and soon he was captain of the Royal Fortune, flying the black flag as the scourge of the Atlantic. His Majesty warships, no match for the twenty-four pounders and nimble speed of his ship, lack?Bart sailed south to the Caribbean, preying upon the rich galleys of treasure headed back from the New World. But when dreaded Don Esteban, commander of the Spanish fleet off Hispaniola, planned to attack the island of Nassau, the commander of the Royal Navy turned to the man he called he Devil Captain?in a bold plan of treachery that ended in a great sea battle with the sea running red with Spanish blood.
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