True Fact: in 1817, fabled pirate Jean Lafitte and legendary cowboy Jim Bowie teamed up to take over a town: Galveston, Texas, heart of the American Frontier. For the next four years, PIRATES RULED!
A swashbuckling western based on real events. New Orleans. 1817. Smuggler Jean LaFitte flees town, evading the law. He lands in Galveston, Texas, where he quickly finds himself the ruler of a pirate safe haven. Jim Bowie, fated to be one of the legendary defenders of the Alamo, became a close friend. This is could--or could not-be the story of their friendship, the women they fell for, the men they killed, and the adventures they had...together. One of the world's most infamous pirates--and one of the world's most famous cowboys!
"This is a rough and tumble story of historical figures Jean Lafitte and Jim Bowie, as they brawl, sweet-talk, and bribe their way around Texas and its coast... a fun book, with a cinematic feel and tone... " — Comic Pants