Banners of Canvas

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It is the War of 1812 and American Naval Lieutenant Darby Holmes is duty bound to cruise the waters of the North Atlantic in an attempt to keep enemy vessels from Americas shores, when he encounters a mysterious black ship and a distress signal from a beautiful woman trapped below deck.

Pirates have captured Margarita Vicentes ship on her voyage to Los Tortugas after the death of her mother and she fears all is lost, until the handsome Lieutenant comes to her rescue and eagerly agrees to escort her to her new home. But duty forces Darby to leave Margarita on the island with indifferent relatives who appear guarded and subdued and an overseer whose wicked gaze follows Margaritas every move. Margarita longs for Darbys return as her nights are interrupted by unexplained noises and glimpses of a phantom ship in the harbor. To her horror, Margarita realizes that she has unwittingly stumbled into the midst of a covert operation and uncovered a secret the inhabitants of the island plan to keep hidden and one that now threatens her very life.

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CHAPTER I
1
CHAPTER II
7
CHAPTER III
17
CHAPTER IV
29
CHAPTER V
43
CHAPTER VI
58
CHAPTER VII
65
CHAPTER VIII
75
CHAPTER XIX
182
CHAPTER XX
191
CHAPTER XXI
200
CHAPTER XXII
207
CHAPTER XXIII
218
CHAPTER XXIV
223
CHAPTER XXV
235
CHAPTER XXVI
246

CHAPTER IX
83
CHAPTER X
93
CHAPTER XI
106
CHAPTER XII
121
CHAPTER XIII
128
CHAPTER XIV
137
CHAPTER XV
149
CHAPTER XVI
155
CHAPTER XVII
164
CHAPTER XVIII
171
CHAPTER XXVII
251
CHAPTER XXVIII
258
CHAPTER XXIX
267
CHAPTER XXX
277
CHAPTER XXXI
288
CHAPTER XXXII
300
CHAPTER XXXIII
304
About the Author
311
Back Cover
313
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Wayne M. Hoy resides in Southern California with his wife of 45 years. A retired Police Lieutenant and the father of nine, Wayne has taught a wide range of courses in criminal justice during his law enforcement career. He currently performs investigative services and acts as Chaplain of his city's police department.

His diverse education has supplied him with an expertise in many areas and he is an educator in the field of Theology as well. In his spare time he indulges his passion for writing and researching settings for his historical romances, which include The Wolf and the Stag, The Miniature, Appeal to Honor and his latest, Banners of Canvas.

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