Thursday, July 14, 2011

Pirate Code by Helen Hollick

Pirate Code
by Helen Hollick

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Re-released: July 2011
Publisher: SilverWood Books
Genre: Action, Pirates
Paperback: 302 pages
Rating: 5

Ex pirate, Captain Jesamiah Acorne, is in trouble.

Big Trouble.

All he wants is to marry his girl, Tiola Oldstagh, and live contented aboard his ship, Sea Witch. But her husband refuses to grant a divorce unless Jesamiah agrees to retrieve some barrels of indigo and smuggle them out of the Spanish-held Caribbean island of Hispaniola.

The Governor of Nassau wants Jesamiah to go there too, to help incite a rebellion, and Captain Henry Jennings wants him to find a lost spy. To cap it all, Commodore Vernon of the Royal Navy wants to expand his fleet and craves the Sea Witch for himself.

As Jesamiah’s hopes for a quiet life tumble about him, the onset of war with Spain scuppers everyone’s plans. Hispaniola is governed by a tyrant who has promised to hang, draw and quarter Jesamiah if ever he sets foot there again, while the lovely widow, Senora Francesca Escudero would prefer to seduce him.

READ an excerpt.

Sea Witch - Voyage One
Pirate Code - Voyage Two
Bring it Close - Voyage Three
Ripples in the Sand - Voyage Four (expected publication Winter 2011/12)

Amusing quote:
Know-it-all know-nothings the lot of them.
- page 86, chapter 14

My two-bits:
In-a-word(s): bravado
The story continues (works as a stand-alone too) of Captain Acorne and his lady love, Tiola and a third side of a love triangle who shall remain nameless ;-D

This story is just as action packed as the previous and includes more pirate politics.

Love watching (reading) pirate lore and love of the sea (and freedom) come alive.

--~ Book Giveaway courtesy of author ~--

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  1. Want to read this series even more. Gets more interesting with each review.

  2. I have to read this series! *_* thank you for your review! :D

  3. I need to read the first book soon!
    Thanks for the review.

  4. I'm following the tour & loving it.


  5. I just might have to check out the series sounds interesting.

  6. I'm a new follower. My blog is if you want to check it out.

  7. Sounds like an interesting series, I hopped over to your page with the giveaway and saw the pictures of the coral. I take underwater photos myself so really enjoyed them.

  8. sounds good!i'll add it to my tbr pile:)

  9. Sounds very intriguing - not heard of it before!

  10. I have always wanted to read books by this author! This sounds excellent :)

  11. I think the whole series is going to be amazing! What an adventure with a rogue pirate, the unpredictable sea and a healer too :)


  12. Hi! Coming from the Blogfest 2011! This sounds like an interesting book, I love anything to do with pirates! (:


  13. I love pirate stories. Sounds like a good one!

    darlenesbooknook at gmail dot com

  14. My friend has the first book - this reminds me that she promised to share it. Don't you think she'd be here sofast if I won Pirates Code. I do love pirate stories
    tjandbcd at

  15. Never heard of this one....sounds awesome.
    dorcontest at gmail dot com

  16. I hope I get to read this series, it sounds great :)

  17. I love books with pirates in them and this is going on my to buy list.

    sstrode at scrtc dot com

  18. Thank you everyone for your lovely comments - I hope you all enjoy meeting my Jesamiah Acorne - and have a great read!

  19. as an extra - thank you VVB for inviting me (and Jesamiah!) onto your blog - we had the most fantastic Blog Tour!
    If anyone would like to keep up to date with my books - or let me know what they thought of Jesamiah - meet me on Facebook or on my website



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