Thrilled to announce that Blackbeard: The Birth of America is the 2018 Winner for Historical Fiction at the Beverly Hills Book Awards, Mount Sopris Publishing. Yesterday, Nov. 22, 2018, was the 300th anniversary of the murder of this notorious Jamaican-American seaman at the hands of Alexander Spotswood and the overreaching British Empire! http://beverlyhillsbookawards.com/7th-BHBA-Winners-and-Fina… … #BestSellers #historical #suspense #Hollywood #History #Thrillers
Today marks the 300th anniversary of the death of Blackbeard—the Robin-Hood-like American patriot and notorious privateer-turned-pirate, who lorded over the Atlantic seaboard and Caribbean during the Golden Age of Piracy chronicled in my historical fiction novel Blackbeard: The Birth of America. Hoist a glass in his honor, mateys, and if at some point you would like to know more about this American anti-hero, check out my article on the real man–not the badly misrepresented and misunderstood figure of myth and legend! Blackbeard: American Patriot?
If you like Courageous WWII Resistance Women fighting against the Nazis, check out my article on Norwegians Dagmar Lahlum and Annemarie Breien: https://www.jkscommunications.com/tragic-heroes-two-persecuted-wwii-female-resistance-operatives-who-greatly-aided-the-allied-war-effort/ … …
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“Spies of the Midnight Sun is not only a skillful, rapid-fire historical spy thriller, but also a fine source on one of the least-known and most heroic chapters of the Second World War.”–Kirkus Reviews https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/samuel-marquis/spies-of-the-midnight-sun/
Spies of the Midnight Sun – Amazon (WWII Series Book 3) is available now. The true story of legendary British safecracker & spy Eddie Chapman, the British Double Cross Spy System, & courageous Norwegian female Resistance fighters Dagmar Lahlum & Annemarie Breien. @Sammarquisbooks #WWII #newrelease #historicalfiction
“Overall, this is a thoroughly researched book that finely draws the pirate life; one can almost smell the bilge and salt air and taste the rum. An engrossing and historically grounded yarn.”–Kirkus Reviews
Check out the rest of this Starred Review from Kirkus Reviews for my new historical novel, Blackbeard: The Birth of America.
If you’re an aspiring historical-fiction author, check out my latest in Writer’s Digest. You just might learn a trick or two. Writing Great Historical Fiction: Stick to the Real History While Sustaining a Crisp Pace Writer’s Digest – Samuel Marquis – Writing Great Historical Fiction – 300th Anniversary of Blackbeard’s Death #Blackbeard #HistoricalFiction #suspense #pirates #amwriting #newsrelease
Who was the real #Blackbeard? Check out my new article about him and the British Royal Governor Alexander Spotswood who hunted him down (http://bit.ly/2oT0kEf) to find out based on my historical fiction novel “Blackbeard: The Birth of America.” #historicalfiction #novelRonovan Writes #bestselling #author
Who, Truly, Was #Blackbeard, And From Whence Did He Come? Will The Real Pirate Commodore Please Stand Up? By Samuel Marquis, Ninth Great-Grandson of Captain Kidd. Was Blackbeard a Robin-Hood-Like American Patriot or Villainous Cutthroat? Check out the real story from samuelmarquisbooks.com and @Sammarquisbooks on @histfic! #pirates #historicalfiction #newrelease http://ow.ly/636v30iqlXj
For Readers Who Like History and Historical Fiction. Blackbeard: The Birth of America tells the true story of Edward Thache, the Robin-Hood-like American patriot & most famous pirate of all time, as well as the British Crown’s Governor Spotswood, who illegally hunted him down. I am the Ninth Great-Grandson of Privateer Captain William Kidd and love a good sea roving yarn. Just don’t call my ancestor a pirate. https://www.amazon.com/Blackbeard-Birth-America-Samuel-Marquis/dp/1943593213/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr=
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