Anchor from Blackbeard’s ship raised after 293 years off North Carolina coast 

MOREHEAD CITY, North Carolina — Archaeologists on Friday raised an anchor from the Queen Anne’s Revenge, the ship that pirate Blackbeard and his crew intentionally grounded off the North Carolina coast in 1718. The nearly 3,000-pound anchor is the largest artifact yet recovered from the wreck of the notorious pirate’s flagship. The anchor was atop…

Blackbeard Quick Fact #7: The sinking of the Queen Anne’s Revenge

In this quick fact, I use an excerpt from Blackbeard’s Lost Treasure and let one of the characters tell you about the sinking of the Queen Anne’s Revenge.

Blackbeard Fact #2 – The Body Count

This is the second fact I have to tell you about Blackbeard in the lead up to the release Blackbeard’s Lost Treasure, and this one really surprised me.

Blackbeard Quick Fact #1

In the days leading up to the release of Blackbeard’s Lost Treasure (April 28,2016 – Black Rose Writing), I am going to give my readers–or anyone with interest in the legendary pirate–some of the notes I took as part of my research for the novel.