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Island of Kings
Island of Kings
Author: Blaine Stevens
ISBN-13: 9781558021709
ISBN-10: 1558021701
Publication Date: 12/1988
Pages: 378

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Publisher: Lynx Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Across a Raging & Merciless Sea They Came...
the men of Captain James Cook whose 2 English vessels came upon paradise--and destiny--inn the violence & tranquility of the islands. Here were signts as yet unseen by civilized eyes. Here were sultry tropic splendors. Rare exotic foods. Here were gloriously beautiful women...

And Here Was Kamehameha
the great king whose name was at once a legend, a prayer, & a curse...who dared the wrath of the gods & the fury of his enemies in a dream of conquest--as ruler of all the Hawaiin Islands. And out of the clash of these 2 cultures--in combat, in romance, in intrigue & ectasy--the stirring epic of Americ's Eden unfolds!

Island of Kings
weaves glorious history around the lives of a young midshipman who dared desire a princess, a great chief who called him both cherished friend & hated foe, and a people who fought & bled to serve a mighty, savage land.