1718: Puppeteer John Chandagnac has set sail for Jamaica to recover his stolen inheritance, when his ship is seized by pirates. Offered the choice to join the crew, or be killed where he stands, he decides that a pirate's life is better than none at all. Now known as Jack Shandy, this apprentice buccaneer soon learns to handle a mainsail and wield a cutlass - only to discover he is now a subject of a Caribbean pirate empire ruled by one Edward Thatch, better known as Blackbeard. A practitioner of voodoo, Blackbeard is building an army of the living and the dead, to voyage together to dreamlike lands where the Fountain of Youth awaits...
Publication date: 01/05/2011
Publisher: Corvus an imprint of Atlantic Books
|Publication date:||1st May 2011|
|Publisher:||Corvus an imprint of Atlantic Books|
|Genres:||Action Adventure / Spy, eBook Favourites, Fantasy,|
|Categories:||Historical adventure, Fantasy,|
Tim Powers is a two-time winner of both the World Fantasy and the Philip K. Dick Memorial Awards and three-time Locus Award recipient. He lives in San Bernardino, California.More About Tim Powers