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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 relations torn aside via the dislike, racism, and greed that fed on brutal colonial New England. Twelve-year-old John's mom and dad and siblings are massacred by means 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 yr after the awful bloodbath of Groton, Jack keeps to mourn the demise of his brother's relations and look for a fashion, any means, to discover his nephew John. yet in all that point there has now not been a unmarried lead concerning the lacking teenagers of Groton. determined and heartsick, Jack gambles on Hector, a local American dealer. The wily Indian swears to bring John, yet for an obscene sum of money. whether the Abenaki are approached and John positioned, will Hector carry the Captive?

'Captive isn't 'dumbed down' history...I had goose bumps, anxiously pondering what could ensue next!'
Kara Fossey, Groton old Society

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

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