Stowaway (New World Adventure Series, book one)

  • Title: Stowaway (New World Adventure Series, book one)
  • Author: Jerry Beller
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 484
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Stowaway New World Adventure Series book one In Stowaway New World Adventure the tales of the New World with its brown natives and wild animals and endless seas of trees and untamed wilderness had captivated Alfred Wellers imagination for as lo
    In Stowaway New World Adventure, the tales of the New World with its brown natives and wild animals and endless seas of trees and untamed wilderness had captivated Alfred Wellers imagination for as long as he could recall His wealthy and influential family had provided him with everything he could have possibly wanted, and yet he found himself burning with a passion forIn Stowaway New World Adventure, the tales of the New World with its brown natives and wild animals and endless seas of trees and untamed wilderness had captivated Alfred Wellers imagination for as long as he could recall His wealthy and influential family had provided him with everything he could have possibly wanted, and yet he found himself burning with a passion for adventure that lay beyond the manicured lawns of his family estate When his father casually mentions an upcoming expedition in search of a secret passageway to the Pacific upon the Dutch ship Half Moon, Alfred s mind is consumed with thoughts of adventure on the high seas, of danger and courage and possibly even sea monsters Night after night he slips away to gaze upon the creaking ship as she gently rocks beside the dock, and he pictures himself aboard her deck side by side with her rough and salty crew The idea that he d be hired on is absurd Even though half the ship s crew speaks Dutch, English Captain Henry Hudson will never agree to take on the son of the person most responsible for the powers that be sanctioning this voyage in the first place While Captain Hudson respects Mr Wellers, he trusts nobody associated with the Amsterdam elite, and would view the younger Wellers as a spy Nor would Mr Wellers ever grant permission for his son to go on such a voyage.Undaunted, young Alfred hatches a scheme to slip aboard the Half Moon unnoticed, convinced that if he waits to reveal himself as a stowaway until after the ship makes it out to sea the Captain will have little choice but to put him to work With starry eyes and dreams of adventure and glory, he stows away, clueless to the dangerous life aboard a merchant ship where fights are a given and stowaways are often pitched overboard The crew turns out to be a motley mix of English and Dutch, neither understanding the other but both sides regularly threatening mutiny Captain Hudson has little patience for their complaints, and even less for an unproven boy, but Alfred soon proves to be his father s son, and amid the high seas slowly earns the respect from captain and crew alike with his remarkable interpreting and diplomatic skills Inhumane acts talks of MutinyBut life aboard the Half Moon soon loses its appeal for young Alfred Wellers Disenchanted with the crew s penchant for violence and overall incompetence, and fearing they may toss him overboard rather than risk returning to Amsterdam to inform the commission of their heinous behavior, he chooses to stay behind in the New World he d read so much about There he will set off for an adventure of a lifetime Please scroll up to Look Inside feature to read first chapter REVIEWS Reviewer Jessica calls this early American historical fiction the Best book I ve read all year Alfred Wellers is an outstanding work of historical fiction, with loads of danger adventure perfectly mixed with historical events Reviewer Angel on this coming of age novel Historical fiction at its best.a beautifully written, heart earming story of a young boy who takes his future into his own hands Reviewer Erica Lucas refers to this great travel adventure book as an Engrossing and Fast Paced Historical Adventure.

    • Stowaway (New World Adventure Series, book one) - Jerry Beller
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    About Jerry Beller


    1. Jerry Beller 1957 present was born in Vernon, Texas, but grew up in Norman, Oklahoma He graduated from the University of Oklahoma, and has since lived in Washington DC, Jamaica and Florida, before settling in Atlanta, Georgia Beller has written novels and screenplays for three decades, and the novels will be released two or three per year for the next decade or longer Beller writes historical fiction, including the American Myth series , which covers American History from before the republic, up to the present Additionally, Beller writes general fiction, political thrillers, romance and mysteries He also writes extensively about Jamaica, as he once lived there, is married to a Jamaican woman, has two half Jamaican children and considers it his home away from home Expect a steady dose of releases by this author over the next decade or two.Jerry Beller will release five books in 2013, the first which was MADDAM PRESIDENT on Valentine s DayDAM PRESIDENT follows President Kalinda Resbo, the first female and black president, as she runs for reelection, while fulfilling the many duties that come with the most difficult job in the world With the election as a backdrop, madam weaves through an Iranian Crisis, an investigation into moles and corruption in the FBI, Congress and corporate America Beller addresses many real events and people who are part of current events for the USA during 2012, while also creating many interesting fictional characters President Resbo s runs for reelection as an independent, running against congress and the two party system, advocating a different approach to politics, solutions that go outside those the democrats and republicans squabble over.HEY JOE will be released on April 1 It follows an American who moves to Jamaica to write a book and pursue a great adventure The story is largely one of a white American attempted to be accepted by the locals as than just another Joe He meets a wide variety of interesting Jamaican characters along the way He falls in love with nature, the culture and the people of Portland Parish in the northeast corner of Jamaica Beller will return to the American Myth series in June with the release of ALFRED WELLERS, a historical fiction piece about the first European to settle in North America 1993, also of the American Myth series, will be released in September This is a thriller with murder, treason and corporate crimes as the backdrop Beller will return to the Jamaica Series in December with the release of NUH JOE, the second part of the Port Antonio segment of the Jamaica series NUH JOE follows River Adams after he becomes known to the locals in the Portland Parish of Jamaica as Nuh Joe He continues his great Jamaican adventure, but NUH JOE is of an adventure romance compared HEY JOE.


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    1. "Alfred Wellers" is a well researched historical novel that takes the reader straight into the midst of the bubbling-with-life-and-business Amsterdam of the early 17th century, where the international trade of these times centered almost solely. The Half Moon, a newly build ship, is about to leave in order to find the passage through the Northern Sea, with its captain being an English man and suspected by the Dutch.The ship might have never made it, neither through the Northern Sea, nor to its d [...]

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    2. A different and fresh new read. The story is unique and captivating, it's written in a way that for me stayed entertaining and intriguing from start to finish. There are many twists and turns that are hard to anticipate and foresee as the story progresses, adding an element of suspense to the read for me and contributing another big factor in why I enjoyed the book so much.The characters are also very original, they all fit into the story in their own unique way and have just the right amount of [...]

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    3. 'Alfred Wellers' is a beautifully written, heart-warming story of a young boy who takes his future into his own hands when he leaves on a ship set to sail for the new world. Along the way he has to endure the terrifying storms and the incompetent crew of the ship. He later runs from it and makes his home with nature and near the natives, taking on a whole new set of challenges.Jerry Beller makes you feel as if you are right there alongside Alfred Weller, with detailed world building in tune to t [...]

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