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Aug 10, 2021

After months of scheming and fighting, Alosa has finally retrieved all three pieces of the treasure map from the leaders of the pirate families — Vordan, Jeskor, and Kalligan, her father. The assembled map shows a path to the Isla de Canta, where unspeakable treasures are guarded by sirens, waiting to be claimed. Alosa plans to work with her father in order to collect the treasure, but when she discovers a terrible secret that her father has been harboring for years, she begins to question everything she’s ever known. After escaping from her father’s ship, she and her crew find themselves in a

Aug 2, 2021

It’s no secret that pirates are good-for-nothing swindlers, assassins, and thieves — and Alosa may be the worst of them all. Trained personally by her father, the pirate king, she has learned to be cutthroat and ruthless, and will do nearly anything to get what she wants. When Alosa is tasked with retrieving a part of a legendary treasure map that happens to be on the ship of a rival crew, she facilitates her own capture to access the map. However, she’ll have to best the unexpectedly clever and wily first mate, Riden, before she can complete her mission.


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Apr 30, 2021

The Scarlet Pimpernel is a classic historical fiction novel about a mysterious figure, after whom the title is named, who rescues French nobility from the guillotine. He is famous both in France and England for his cunning disguises and daring rescues of the aristocrats from under the very noses of the people who want them dead. His identity is a secret which both his archnemesis, Chauvelin, and his great admirer, Marguerite Blakeney, desire to know. Marguerite, who is unsatisfied in her marriage to the foppish Percy Blakeney, becomes entangled in the fate of the elusive Scarlet Pimpernel by