Dead Reckoning: A Caribbean Pirate Adventure by Karen PerkinsDead Reckoning: A Caribbean Pirate Adventure by Karen Perkins

Dead Reckoning: A Caribbean Pirate Adventure

byKaren Perkins

Paperback | September 4, 2016

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A full-length historical adventure novel in the Valkyrie Series of piracy, love and revenge in the Caribbean in the seventeenth century by international award-winning author and ex-champion sailor, Karen Perkins. 

Leo is born in Spanish Panama in 1659. When he is twelve years old he witnesses the violent rape and murder of his mother by three of the Caribbean's most feared pirates: Tarr, Blake and Hornigold, and swears revenge at all costs.

Gabriella is trapped in an abusive marriage to a ruthless Dutch slave trader, who is in business with the same English cut-throats. She risks all to escape with her life.


Leo and Gabriella meet aboard one of the most horrific ships in the Caribbean - a slaver - and join forces against their common enemy. They face a number of challenges as they battle not only the dangers of a life at sea, including storm, drowning, and being cast adrift in a crippled ship, but also repeated attacks by Blake and Hornigold.

But their biggest threat proves to be each other. Can they reconcile their hearts in time for the fiercest battle in their quest of revenge, and survive the gallows?

Dead Reckoning was long-listed in the 2011 Mslexia Novel Competition.

Dead Reckoning is a Top 50 Bestseller in the UK Kindle Store, and a #1 Bestseller in Historical Thrillers, Action & Adventure Suspense and War & Military as part of 'The Hot Box', #1 Bestseller in Caribbean Historical Fiction, #1 Bestseller in Sea Adventures, and #1 Bestseller in Sailing on Amazon

Karen Perkins is the international award-winning and bestselling author of six fiction titles in the Valkyrie Series of Caribbean pirate adventures and the Yorkshire Ghost Stories. All of her fiction has appeared at the top of bestseller lists on both sides of the Atlantic with over 60,000 copies sold so far. Her first Yorkshire Ghost...
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Title:Dead Reckoning: A Caribbean Pirate AdventureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:372 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.83 inPublished:September 4, 2016Publisher:LionheART Publishing HouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:191011572X

ISBN - 13:9781910115725

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Praise for The Valkyrie Series: "Epic pirate adventure" - USA Today Bestselling Author Claire C Riley "Wonderful book by Karen Perkins" - Kathy I'm impressed with the author's knowledge, and at her ability to combine her love of sailing with a skillful tale - Author Janice G Ross "Some might say that it's a Bernard Cornwell type tale of adventure on the high seas, but it is much more than that" - The Bard "Non-stop adventure with plausible characters, historical content, and situations that any seafaring person recognize" - George R "A must read for anyone who loves stories of high adventure, privateers, and romance on the open seas!" - Author Debbie McClure "Full of action and just the right amount of romance. Anyone wanting fast paced action and sea battles should read this, you won't regret it!" - Chris