Vin Kolsen’s chickens have come home to roost. A bar fight turned serious has landed him in the gaol of a two bit fishing village awaiting the magistrate and his noose. When a stranger becomes his cellmate it signals the beginning of a wild ride from galley slave to pirate captain.
This is the untold story of how an optimistic pirate took the first step to becoming King of the North Sea Corsairs with a bard named Mareth at his side.
Born in Derby in England, on the day before mid-summers day, David Peter Woolliscroft was very nearly magical. If only his dear old mum could have held on for another day. But magic called out to him over the years, with a many a book being devoured for its arcane properties. David studied Accounting at Cardiff University where numbers weaved their own kind of magic and he has since been a successful business leader in the intervening twenty years.
Adventures have been had. More books devoured and then one day, David had read enough where the ideas he had kept bottled up needed a release valve. And thus, rising out of the self doubt like a phoenix at a clicky keyboard, a writer was born. Kingshold is David’s debut novel and ... (more)