Pirate Royal Author:John and Patricia Beatty Faceless in the dim light of a half moon, a man hurtles out of the shadows, claps a hand over Anthony Grey's mouth and lifts him off the ground. A second man gags him and binds his wrists. — These few seconds on a night in 1668 completely change the course of Anthony's life. As a bondservant to a Boston tavernkeeper, Anthony has been keeping the ... more »accounts and entertaining the customers by doing sums in his head. It is for this skill that he is kidnapped and carried off to Port Royal, Jamaica, where he is pressed into service as clerk to the notorious buccaneer Henry Morgan.
An exciting and suspenseful tale of political machinations and piratical derring-do.« less