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The Just and The Merciful

The Just and The Merciful

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MsHawthrone By MsHawthrone Completed

Please, refer to the 2nd edition because it is much different (and better) from the original! Thanks

A corrupt priest, a vengeful Captain, a power hungry Quartermaster and a beautiful girl, victim to the greed and lust of the treacherous Caribbean.                   

In 1725 Puerto Rico, in the Golden age of piracy, twenty-year-old Celeste Gregory dreams of a life of adventure away from her aristocratic title and overbearing adoptive father, the respected Priest Dante.             
That is until the fateful night her and her maid, Lucille, are kidnapped by pirates and held for ransom by the mysterious Captain Drew, who doesn't seek the Priests vast wealth but  revenge on the holy man.

Priest Dante is distraught when he receives the note that his daughter has been kidnapped by pirates. But what  concerns him the most is not for Celeste's safe return but rather the knowledge the mysterious Captain posses---even that of eternal youth. 

Sailing for the coast of Florida with his two captives, Captain Drew seeks to find the fabled isle of Bimini, which only surfaces every century for four days, before the Priest Dante does. Here the Captain will give the Priest a choice between immortality or the life of his beloved daughter.

Celeste has been thrown into a world of corruption and adventure were secrets are revealed, ambitions exposed and were justice is satisfied

sheneltyortiz sheneltyortiz Jan 12, 2014
I agree with you iwishiknew! I'm from Puerto Rico as well and it does feel nice that someone at least knows us!! Thanks ! By the way great story!
iwishiknew iwishiknew Dec 16, 2013
I'm from PR its so awesome to find a story with my tiny island in it! thanx
MsHawthrone MsHawthrone Jul 26, 2013
@Abhilashaz I'm so happy you like it:) and thanks for the great compliment. I try hard to build suspense and really create an intriguing story. Let me know what you think when's you finish:)
Abhilashaz Abhilashaz Jul 26, 2013
I just started reading your book and was so hooked that I wrapped up the story so far in a day... I loved the way u've written the book... I can visualize a movie as compelling as The Pirates of The Caribbean, here... Congratulations on an excellently written book!!
MsHawthrone MsHawthrone Jul 22, 2013
@Haxford thanks for such a great comment:) I  thankful for it. I hope you enjoy the rest of the story.
MsHawthrone MsHawthrone Jul 21, 2013
@MahaAlyas I'm glad you love it after only the first chapter:)