By P. Gifford Longley

He smelled back the musty stench. He gagged. He reckoned it to be the scent of blood, the rotting scalps that have been tied to the Indian's belt fresh sufferers. In his dread, he made no sound.

Captive is the real tale of a kinfolk torn aside through the detest, racism, and greed that ate up brutal colonial New England. Twelve-year-old John's mom and dad and siblings are massacred by way of the Abenaki Indians, and he's kidnapped. Irrevocably separated from his family, John needs to be able to outlive between his violent captors, utilizing ability and wit to adapt.

A complete 12 months after the awful bloodbath of Groton, Jack maintains to mourn the dying of his brother's kin and look for a manner, any method, to discover his nephew John. yet in all that point there has no longer been a unmarried lead in regards to the lacking youngsters of Groton. determined and heartsick, Jack gambles on Hector, a local American dealer. The wily Indian swears to bring John, yet for an obscene amount of cash. no matter if the Abenaki are approached and John positioned, will Hector bring the Captive?

'Captive isn't 'dumbed down' history...I had goose bumps, anxiously brooding about what may occur next!'
Kara Fossey, Groton ancient Society

The spouse quantity, Compelled, completes the tale of Captive.

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