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By P. Gifford Longley

He smelled back the musty stench. He gagged. He reckoned it to be the scent of blood, the rotting scalps that have been tied to the Indian's belt fresh sufferers. In his dread, he made no sound.

Captive is the genuine tale of a relatives torn aside by means of the dislike, racism, and greed that fed on brutal colonial New England. Twelve-year-old John's mom and dad and siblings are massacred by means of the Abenaki Indians, and he's kidnapped. Irrevocably separated from his household, John needs to have the option to outlive between his violent captors, utilizing ability and wit to adapt.

A complete 12 months after the awful bloodbath of Groton, Jack keeps to mourn the demise of his brother's relatives and look for a manner, any means, to discover his nephew John. yet in all that point there has now not been a unmarried lead concerning the lacking kids of Groton. determined and heartsick, Jack gambles on Hector, a local American dealer. The wily Indian swears to bring John, yet for an obscene amount of cash. no matter if the Abenaki are approached and John situated, will Hector carry the Captive?

'Captive isn't 'dumbed down' history...I had goose bumps, anxiously considering what could take place next!'
Kara Fossey, Groton historic Society

The better half quantity, Compelled, completes the tale of Captive.

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