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Published by Zmok Books
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

This is the first in a new series of historical fiction that is somewhere between "Treasure Island" and "Black Sails" that will be cross marketed by the tabletop game "Blood and Plunder"

Eamon Maguire has captined the pirate brigantine Bonnie Kate through the Caribbean for thirty years. Having fled his war-wracked homeland with ship and crew, they have carved a new home for themselves out of the lawless seas of the New World. Having joined The Squadron, a loose confederation of buccaneers sailing out of Tortuga, Captain Maguire and his crew live a life free of the yoke of Old World dominion, loyal only to their captain and to each other. It is a hard but happy life.

But the Old World has not forgotten the New. As the eternal wars of Europe are left to simmer, the Powers turn their attention back to the wealth of the New World. Those who sail beneath the black flags are put on notice: set aside thier barbaric ways and join their loyal countrymen or sink into the depths of oblivion. As pressure builds, more and more pirates join ranks with thier former hunters. Can The Squadron remian true? Or will Captain Maguire have no choice but to answer the call, submit to the enemies of his youth, and set the Bonnie Kate's course for Jamaica?

Based on the history of piracy and the game, Blood and Plunder, from Firelock Games.

About The Author

Craig is from Bedford New Hampshire where he does his best to warp space and time to fit far more activity into each day than anyone, including his wife, thinks would be advisable. During the day Craig teaches Theatre and Literature courses to the intrepid students of Milford High School. After hours Craig actively pursues kickboxing and mixed martial arts, and is one of the two hosts of the wildly mediocre and not-too-horrible general gaming podcast The D6 Generation. He is husband to a remarkably supportive wife and father to clearly the smartest, cutest, and most promising three year old on the planet (an entirely objective assessment). Craig plays games whenever he can find the time and the opponents, ranging from his recent favorite, a classic South American dice game called Perudo, to whatever the local tabletop war-game flavor of the month happens to be. And in all the voluminous free-time this schedule allows, Craig writes.

Always an avid reader and a writer for his own pleasure, recently Craig has been able to parlay that dream into a stunningly-exciting reality. For two years now Craig has written articles, rules, short stories, and background fiction for companies such as Spartan Games and Fantasy Flight Games. Craig has written several books for Zmok Books including tie ins for WIld West Exodus, Antares and several stand alone books.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Zmok Books (November 28, 2023)
  • Length: 325 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781945430886

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