Captain Stevenson's Secret by Noel Bodenmiller
Approx. 17,080 words.
Published on November 30, 2009.
Alone and stranded in the Pacific, a desperate sailor withstands the hardships of starvation and injury, unaware that the island was once famous for a pirate's treasure and a cabin boy. Discovering the remains of a man's tortured body complicates his hope of rescue as he learns that greater danger lay ahead.