Randall Sullivan

Who doesn’t love pirate stories? Adventure, freedom, exciting battles, chests of gold…¬† So it’s no surprise the mystery of Oak Island, located off the shores of Nova Scotia, have fascinated us for centuries.

In the late 1790s, a group of teens exploring the heavily wooded island found a …

Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship

Robert Kurson

The idea of leaving¬† your day job and mundane life and heading out to sea to find pirate treasure can sound like a pipe dream. But there really are people whose business is to search for lost treasure. …

The PyratesGeorge McDonald Fraser

Rivaling Terry Pratchett for the king of humorous writing, George McDonald Fraser creates a fictional vision of the pirate life lifted directly from Treasure Island and Basil Rathbone movies with touches of slap-stick (if fruitcart then chase scene). Fraser’s pirates are walking, talking, larger-than-life pirate stereotypes. …