About This Book
Orphaned at an early age, young Charles Cottingham takes charge of his younger siblings, and raises them to adulthood in the newly established colonies of colonial America. The young siblings experience piracy, death, and other tragedies as well as joy, humor, love and success in late 17th century Delaware, Maryland and Virginia.
However, disagreements over slavery and a sibling’s disappearance cause discord in the family. Will the Cottinghams’ unity remain intact? Full of drama, excitement, humor, romance and details of early American life on the Eastern Shore of Maryland that will appeal to a wide range of readers.