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About the author:
Mr. Freriks is a novelist and entrepreneur living in Tampa, Florida. This is his fifth published book and fourth novel. Two more are in the pipeline.
of pirates and patriots
It’s 1814, and the United States is on the brink of destruction. The War of 1812 rages and America is weak. The fate of the young country now lies in the hands of an unlikely collection of patriots and pirates.
Inspired by true events and real characters, Roland: of pirates and patriots, tells a harrowing tale of loyalty, patriotism, piracy, strange friendships, and betrayal—a forgotten story that preserved our freedom.
Paid by traitors to deliver a shipment of gold to America’s enemies, a bold naval captain is forced to choose between patriotism and survival. When conspiracy and murder threaten the ship and its treasure, a valuable secret is bestowed on one person: a twelve-year-old boy.
Follow Roland’s adventure as he navigates intrigue and danger and fights to escape those intent on discovering his secret. This is a story about a boy’s growth to manhood, conspiracy and dedication, greed and obsession, heroism and sacrifice, struggle and victory.
Discover a critical period of 19th century American history. Get your copy today!
“The concept of finding a hidden story behind the people and events that ended the War of 1812 is awesome. The story grabbed me right from the start and kept me intrigued until the ending. And, wow, what an ending! Great read.” Amazon Customer
“…The various characters were well rounded and with the plot twists were woven into a well-written narrative which I enjoyed reading. Recommended.” Historicalnavalfiction.com
- Publication Date:
- 1523227575 / 9781523227570
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Fiction / Thrillers / Historical