By Thomas Hoover
Published: August 19, 2010.
'Action-crammed, historically factual novel . . . is a rousing read,
ably researched by Hoover”
Barbados and Jamaica 1648. The lush and deadly Caribbean paradise, domain of rebels and slaveholders, of bawds and buccaneers. Colonists fight a wishful war for freedom against England.
Idea points: Slavery, slaves, Caribbean, sugar, sugar mill, bu