A youth faces pirates and the paranormal in the early 1700's.
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Jeremiah Bloom (under construction)
Fifteen-year-old Jeremiah Bloom is forced, through poverty, to Gordington Square, a shipping town with a horrifying two-hundred year history of mysterious murders and ships lost at sea. After his father’s boat is lost, Jeremiah takes a job as the flamboyant Captain Van Russel’s cabin boy aboard the Nante, a ship bound for battle with evil. With the help of the Secret Society of Osiron, Jeremiah may fulfill a murdered navy man’s last ghostly wish—to save Gordington and banish the undead pirates to Abaddon, the Realm of the Dead—if he can stay alive.
His eyes were nearly closed when something caught his eye. Was it the moving light of the setting sun? A shadow? It couldn’t be the sun though… Jeremiah froze and his breathing slowed, to a deep, irregular pattern. The hairs on his arms and the back of his neck stood up. Something was terribly wrong and he knew it was more than his imagination...
“What is it?” asked one of the men standing nearest to the captain. They watched as the hovering sphere slowly transformed into a thick, mist-like form and descended to the deck.
“My God…” said the captain. “It’s an abomination.”