June 18, 2006

Review: The Only Life That Mattered by James L Nelson

Reviewed by Cindy Vallar
...Nelson’s knowledge of pirates combined with his experience as a sailor provide a credible and enthralling glimpse into pirate life during the Golden Age of Piracy. Although readers know the outcome before they open the book, Nelson’s masterful storytelling compels them to read until the last page to find the nuances and surprises that make this an unforgettable and alluring tale of piracy and women who choose to follow a path different than the one society contrives... read the review | buy this book

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

This book was simply amazing. James' acute knowledge of seafare and brilliant descriptions left my lust for piracy satisfied and had me believing it was really the only life that mattered.