The Smuggler's Gambit

Seaport Publishing
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Port Beaufort, North Carolina - May 1765

Seventeen-year-old Adam Fletcher is no stranger to fist fights, but when he bloodies the nose of the obnoxious son of Port Beaufort’s customs agent, the local magistrate offers Adam two choices: jail or an apprenticeship.

Choosing the latter, he soon finds himself bound apprentice to a reclusive old man with a secret, colorful past. Although Adam is less than thrilled about his new situation, when he is asked to spy on his master as a suspected smuggler, he has to decide where his loyalties lie. Will he perform his civic duty to the Crown, or will he do whatever is necessary to protect the old man, possibly putting even his own family in danger?

Secrets will be revealed, loyalties will be questioned, betrayals will be uncovered, and a young man’s character will be put to the test in The Smuggler’s Gambit.

The Smuggler’s Gambit is the first book in the Adam Fletcher Adventure Series of historical fiction novels. If you like fast-moving adventures, impetuous young heroes, suspense-filled plots, and a dash of romance, then you’ll love Sara Whitford’s entertaining series!
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About the author

Sara Whitford's third-great-grandfather wrote their family lineage in a tattered, old copy of Robinson Crusoe. Adventure, literature, and history are in her blood. 

Ever since she can remember, Whitford has been fascinated by the intriguing past of the coastal North Carolina region that has been home to her family for centuries. How could she not be, with stories of intrepid explorers, Indian kings, and ordinary Bath town boys-turned-pirates-like that notorious sea rogue known as Blackbeard? In her Adam Fletcher Adventure Series, Whitford weaves together colonial-era tales that incorporate true life (but often little known) historical facts with stories and characters inspired by her own decades of research. 

Whitford writes novels between homeschooling her teenage son and tinkering with her various history-themed websites.

Learn more about the Adam Fletcher Series at AdamFletcherSeries.com, and be sure and subscribe to The Gazette newsletter for book news, author events, and more.
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Publisher
Seaport Publishing
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Published on
May 21, 2017
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Pages
316
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ISBN
9780986325243
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Historical / General
Juvenile Fiction / Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
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