A sea-borne adventure filled with cannon smoke, whistling musket shot and the ring of steel-on-steel.
When the young captain, Toby Heath, accepts a commission as a privateer, he finds that there is more to the appointment than chasing pirates. He encounters a den of smugglers, meets a head-strong girl and rediscovers a vengeful enemy still on his trail.
Mr. Heffelfinger shows a strong grasp of all things nautical and the vagaries of the sea. His descriptive powers are superb...
Jeanette Cottrell, eBook Reviews weekly
...masterful storytelling of darkly beautiful heroes and vile villians. The dialogue really stood out for me...I could almost hear the voices. Fantastic job!
Libby Cudmore, author of "Always the Bride"
I'm talking about richness of story, of raising the standard, of writing your absolute best...Don't think historical fiction can reach this richness? Try reading Karl Heffelfinger.
Michael LaRocca, EPPIE 2002 Award finalist.