In 1996, Intersal Inc. made one of the most important maritime discoveries in history when they located the infamous Queen Anne's Revenge buried in shallow water off the coast of North Carolina. While excavating the site, divers with the Underwater Archaeology Branch recovered a bronze bell, cann and numerous eighteenth century artifacts from the former slave vessel, turned pirate flagship. They also found small amounts of gold dust, but the stolen fortune of Captain Edward Teach; aka, the torious Blackbeard, remained a mystery. * Rose Rodriquez, a direct descendant of Henri, a former slave aboard the Queen Anne's revenge, is determined to wrap up the loose ends of her life with dignity and repair the severed relationship with her estranged daughter, Isabelle. Rose's latest project includes sorting through an old leather portfolio filled with mementos from her childhood spent searching for Blackbeard's lost treasure with her father. Rose gives the portfolio to her granddaughter, Sophie without kwing the seemingly incuous gift would set off a chain reaction exposing family secrets of love, betrayal and murder. * As Sophie unravels the tapestry of clues to Blackbeard's real life, she also discovers the truth concerning the disappearance of her father, Alex. Immersed in a maze of adventure shrouded by a deadly curse, Sophie must decide what she is willing to risk for an opportunity at unimaginable wealth by solving the intriguing historic mystery surrounding the lost riches of the Queen Anne's Revenge.
Jeff Wilson is a life long resident of independence, Missouri and Founder of Novella's Bistro. He has three amazing children. Queen Anne's Revenge is his first novel.
Associate Professor of Religious Studies and East Asian Studies Jeff Wilson