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Race for a Treasure
Acquiring the 1810 diary of a British sea captain, his family decide to research and then search for the long-missing Spanish treasure ship he said he was responsible for sinking off Canada's westcoast. What awaits his family is an unimaginable adventure of intrigue as Spanish agents follow, hot on their heels through four countries, which no one could have anticipated!
Paperback, 352 pages
Published November 2008 by Whitlands Publishing
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I picked these books up at Victoria from Mr. Whittle himself. He signed each one. I enjoyed talking with him and felt compelled to buy a couple books. I bought them thinking my boys would like them since they are into history and ghosts, read them myself and was quite surprised! Very good reads!!
I'm a retired coal mining engineer who was born in Yorkshire, England and helped to raise my 8 younger siblings. I also had an older sister but I didn't help much with her! At the age of 19 I become the youngest mining engineer in England's history, too young to even claim my degree. Instead, the British Coal Board under whose scholarship I had gained the degree, hired me. At 24, they kindly gave ...moreMore about J. Robert Whittle...