Ill Wind: A Caribbean Pirate Adventure by Karen PerkinsIll Wind: A Caribbean Pirate Adventure by Karen Perkins

Ill Wind: A Caribbean Pirate Adventure

byKaren Perkins

Paperback | September 4, 2016

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A historical adventure novella, introducing the Valkyrie Series by international award-winning author and ex-champion sailor, Karen Perkins. 

Gabriella Berryngton is an unhappy and oppressed fourteen-year-old girl living in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1683. She dreams of escaping her bitter, ambitious stepfather and sailing off into the unknown.

Her dreams come true when her stepfather sells her into marriage.

Aboard the Freyja, she is hopeful that her new life in the Dutch West Indies will be an improvement - a hope that dies when she is given a slave, Klara, and a whip. She discovers that her soon-to-be father-in-law is a ruthless slave trader in league with pirates, and her fiancé is cold, unfriendly and disinterested in Gabriella. She is little more than a vessel to provide the next generation of van Eckens.

Largely ignored and desperately unhappy, she and Klara develop a friendship which makes life bearable - at first. Once married, Gabriella's life takes a turn for the worse and she descends into a world of horror and abuse until tensions finally explode. Life will never be the same and she has no choice but to take fate into her own hands.

Ill Wind is a #1 Bestseller in Sea Adventures and Caribbean Historical Fiction 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...
Title:Ill Wind: A Caribbean Pirate AdventureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:122 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.26 inPublished:September 4, 2016Publisher:LionheART Publishing HouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1910115711

ISBN - 13:9781910115718


Editorial Reviews

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