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Roland: of pirates and patriots

It’s 1814, and The United States is on the brink of destruction. The War of 1812 rages.

The fate of young America now lies in the hands of patriots and pirates. Inspired by true events and real life characters, Roland: Of Pirates and Patriots, tells a harrowing tale of loyalty, patriotism, piracy, and betrayal on the high seas—a story that defined a nation.

Paid by traitors to deliver a shipment of gold to America’s enemies and weaken the young country, a bold naval captain is forced to choose between patriotism and survival. When conspiracy and murder threaten the ship and its treasure, a valuable secret will be bestowed on one person—a twelve-year-old boy.

Follow Roland’s adventure as he navigates intrigue and danger and struggles to escape those intent on discovering his secret. This is a story about a boy’s growth to manhood, intrigue, and dedication, greed and obsession, heroism and sacrifice, struggle and victory.

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Discover a critical period of 19th century American history.