The Smuggler’s Curse is a story set in Broome, a wild and lawless town in the north-west of Australia in 1896 and is about a boy who is sold by his mother as a cabin boy to a sea captain. … Continue reading
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You have got to be kidding? Who in their right mind would take potshots at a fully armed, high speed, hi-tech US warship? And from a skiff? The pirates are lucky the Captain didn’t lob something very loud and extremely … Continue reading
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