Louise and Benjamin set sail for Veracruz on board Red Mary’s ship, the Capricious, on a mission to rescue their father, Captain Roc, from prison, but what does Mary really have in mind? The young twins had better stay alert! A crucial turning point in the series, this instalment sees the twins finally come face to face with Captain Roc after an explosive battle at Veracruz. However, there’s no time for hugs, kisses and reconciliation when the prison is flooding and the guards are blocking the only entrance!
About the Author
Alain Surget is a professor of history as well as a prolific novelist. He started writing plays and poetry at the early age of 14, then went on to write over 130 novels and other books. Many of these are set in Ancient Egypt, or have animal conservation as their theme. Alain is married with three children and lives in Gap, France. Despite writing about the sea in the Jolly Roger series of novels, he rarely sets foot in it, preferring life in the mountains.