CAPTURED...! Based on the True Story of the Crew ofthe Ill-Fated Schooner, 'Nightingale'

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. More

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Words: 45,850
Language: English
ISBN: 9781465854117
About Richard G Tomkies

Former journalist and entrepreneur Richard Tomkies has traveled the world and immigrated to Canada before living in the United States for a time. Now residing in the northern tropical part of Australia where he spends most of his time researching and writing books. His first book, "Cannibals' Gold" first published in 2000 has now been rewritten and added to and now in it's 4th Edition has become a best seller and has come to the attention of a TV producer who has stated that the story would make a great mini series.
The fourth,"Aussie Outback Yarns" is a book of short stories, many of which are humorous and mostly factual, although some may have been stretched a little in the telling - but they all make for great reading!Two more books have since been added, including a book based on a true story - "Captured.."
Should you enjoy reading this book please write to the author at: silver_connect@bigpond.com

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