A Storm Hits Valparaíso is an epic historical adventure starring two brothers torn apart by love; a slave running for his life; a disgraced British sailor seeking redemption; and José de San Martín, an Argentine general who deserts the Spanish Army to lead a bloody revolt against his former masters.
Praise for A Storm Hits Valparaiso:
"A work of sweeping historical fiction that captivates and entertains ... engaging and richly textured." -- John D. Glass, author of Legend of Zodiac.
"David Gaughran has woven a captivating story set during this dangerous period in South America's history. I'd happily recommend it to fans of the genre." -- Tracy Cook, Booked Up Reviews.
"A romping classico... it reminded me of Louis de Bernières."--SR Noss, author of Life on the Suburban Fringe
"An ambitious story of love and betrayal, victory and defeat. In characters drawn from real historical figures, the author delves into the politics of war and how battles turn on the smallest of details or the whims of a single man." -- JW Manus, author of The Devil His Due.
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David Gaughran is Irish and lives in Dublin, where it rains every day and conversation is a sport. He is the author of the historical adventures Liberty Boy, Mercenary, and A Storm Hits Valparaiso, as well as two popular books for writers: Let's Get Digital & Let's Get Visible. His work has been featured in the Huffington Post, The Sunday Times and, most pleasingly, the Journal for Maritime Research.
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