Stromfrun

Another great Swedish pirate folk band which has been playing both their own songs and traditional ones for over ten years. With lyrics both in English and Swedish, their songs tell about the life of a pirate and the struggle against injustice and power. Instruments played include the bouzoki, guitar, bass, violin, hurdy gurdy, banjo, mandolin, nyckelharpa, and accordion.

Dream Chaser

The year is 1723 and the condemned pirate, William Benton, awaits his appointment with death at Execution dock. To pass the time he recounts tales of his adventures to the naïve young journalist, Nathaniel Bagshaw, who hopes to publish a popular book on pirate histories.

Benton’s story begins in 1718, when the pirate stronghold of Nassau is under threat and its inhabitants are torn between accepting the King’s pardon or continuing their precarious life as sea rovers. Captain Gunnarsson and his crew choose the latter and are forced to flee a place they once called home. Their luck seems to change when they sight a Spanish galleon separated from the treasure fleet by a storm, but during the pursuit their ship, Dream Chaser, is engulfed by a sudden, eerie mist. When they emerge they find themselves no longer in known territories, but in unknown and mysterious lands. Now they are struggling for their lives as they attempt to return to familiar waters with or without the Spanish treasure.…

Eldorado

The second book in the Pyrate Chronicles series.

Still awaiting his appointment with the hempen jig at Execution dock, the condemned pirate William Benton continues with the account of his past adventures on the pirate vessel Dream Chaser, commanded by the idealistic Captain Ironside. Although doubtful of the authenticity of some of the retold exploits, the young journalist Nathaniel Bagshaw is intrigued by the sea rover‘s incredible tales.

Meanwhile, after having survived an ordeal in the mysterious, war-torn kingdom of Holstein and a fateful encounter with the missing arch-pirate Henry Avery, the crew of Dream Chaser now find themselves in yet another unknown territory ruled by descendants of a long forgotten conquistador expedition. Their struggle for survival is hampered by the lust for gold and glory with loyalties being pushed to their very limits. The desperate crew become increasingly doubtful that they’ll achieve their goal of returning to the familiar waters of the Caribbean, but refuse to relinquish the hope they will one day reach home.…