In October 1720, Calico Jack, Anne Bonny, and Mary Read stole the William, a 12 ton sloop. With a nefarious crew, Calico Jack voided his pardon to the first Royal Governor of the Bahamas, Woodes Rogers, and went hunting for merchant ships.
I know. I was aboard the evening we stole the William.
The good news is, I found the ship’s log in a cave on Coffin Cay with the exact course and route and longitude and latitude of where the Nuestra Señora De Riqueza would be on October 16, 1720.
The bad news is, I’m now sailing around the Spanish Main with Calico Jack, Ann Bonny, and Scary Mary Read. If I make it off this ship alive, you’ll read how one of the largest pirate treasures ever taken wound up in a cave off the southwestern tip of Hispaniola.
You’re welcome to climb aboard and sail with us. We need lots of crew. The men of our crew keep getting stabbed or shot or hung. ~ Ricky Bradshaw
P.S. The End of Calico Jack is a fictional retelling of the life of Calico Jack, Ann Bonny, and Mary Read based on historical research. Some liberties have been taken in the telling of the story. (I was forced into piracy, after all, and taking things is what pirates do.) In the book I include a REAL PIRATE MAP of Calico Jack’s sailing routes and ports and stuff. ~ Ricky Bradshaw
Written for the General Market (G): Contains no sexual dialogue or strong language. May also contain some content of an inspirational/religious nature.