Black Sails 1715

Black Sails 1715

by Allen Balogh


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The year is 1715. A fleet of eleven Spanish galleons loaded with gold from the New World is struggling to stay afloat in the grips of a violent hurricane. The Spanish galleons disappeared with a thousand passengers and its 14 million-dollar treasure. Factual settings and exploits from the Age of Piracy are intertwined with realistic dialogue based on research and a historian's point of view. Henry Jennings and Charles Vane plot to steal gold from the Spanish soldiers off the coast of Florida. Black Sam Bellamy and Paulsgrave Williams have a different plan for them.

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ISBN-13: 9781538083512
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Publication date: 06/01/2018
Series: Black Sails 1715 , #1
Pages: 356
Sales rank: 550,228
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

Allen Balogh is a retired educator who taught World and U.S. History for over twenty years. In 1985, he began exploring the locations of the southernmost ship of the 1715 Armada Fleet off the coast of Stuart/Hutchinson Island, Florida. He is a lecturer and historian on the Golden Age of Piracy.
For pleasure, Allen plays 1st violin in a symphony-orchestra in Boca Raton, Florida and enjoys lobstering with his buddies in the Florida Keys.
He is a member of the Florida Historic Society, the National Historic Preservation Society, and the 1715 Fleet Society.
Black Sails 1715 is the first of his Black and Gold series. He is currently writing the second in the series, Black Sails 1715, The Goat with the Glass Eye.
Allen resides in Palm Beach County.

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