CAPTURED...! Based on the True Story of the Crew ofthe Ill-Fated Schooner, 'Nightingale' by Richard G Tomkies
Approx. 45,850 words.
Published on September 1, 2011.
Based on the true story of a schooner bound for North Queensland in 1864 wih a load of sawn lumber and wrecked in a cyclone. The crew escape in a crude boat built from the lumber, but are eventually captured by a tribe of wild Aborigines.Enslaved, all except the Captain survive their harsh treatment. Befriended by a small tribe of friendly pygmies who assist them to eventully escape to freedom.