I Pray You Gentlefolk Attend

Fools and Mortals by Bernard Cornwell The scene, London, England during the reign of her gracious majesty Queen Elizabeth I. Enter a player, Richard Shakespeare, the brother of the celebrated playwright and actor William Shakespeare. Chafing under the shadow of his...

Somewhere Beyond the Sea

The Golden Ocean by Patrick O’Brian In 1740 Commodore George Anson of the Royal Navy sailed from England with a squadron of eight warships intent on disrupting the trade and capturing the holdings of the Spanish Empire in the Pacific Ocean. The squadron’s...

A Pirate’s Life For Me

Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini Doctor Peter Blood cares little for the affairs of nobles and kings and is content to tend to his patients and to his garden. But, when he tends to the wounds of a rebel officer his act of kindness involves him in the affairs of the...
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