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Fountain of Hope: Dimensions By Baylus C. Brooks
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The history of St. Augustine, Florida may be wrong. Native Americans from one North Florida tribe are said to have lived for centuries due to the inexplicable power of a mysterious source of water.... More > Some say this is not true. Early explorers went in search of this “Fountain of Youth” only to come back disappointed. Still, the Fountain did indeed exist. Young Lt. Stephen Hathorne, shipwrecked in Spanish La Florida in 1808 will discover the secrets of this tribe if he can survive the trip. Indeed, he discovers that he and his own family are responsible for their very existence! Traveling through threads of time's sensitive fabric, Stephen and his new-found love will have to face many dangers: pirates, zealots, slavers, and a madman from the future before they can find peace in the past. In this story, four time periods of the beautiful and exotic Floridian town of St. Augustine are explored. Although a sci-fi romance, lovers of history will be thrilled at the meticulous detail.< Less
Fountain of Hope: Dimensions By Baylus C. Brooks
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The history of St. Augustine, Florida may be wrong. Native Americans from one North Florida tribe are said to have lived for centuries due to the inexplicable power of a mysterious source of water.... More > Some say this is not true. Early explorers went in search of this “Fountain of Youth” only to come back disappointed. Still, the Fountain did indeed exist. Young Lt. Stephen Hathorne, shipwrecked in Spanish La Florida in 1808 will discover the secrets of this tribe if he can survive the trip. Indeed, he discovers that he and his own family are responsible for their very existence! Traveling through threads of time's sensitive fabric, Stephen and his new-found love will have to face many dangers: pirates, zealots, slavers, and a madman from the future before they can find peace in the past. Four time periods of the beautiful and exotic Floridian town of St. Augustine are explored. Starring Ichetucknee Springs as the Fountain of Youth! Although a sci-fi romance, lovers of history will enjoy it, too!< Less
Pirates & Slaves: Making America By Baylus C. Brooks
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Making America was a compromise between democracy and brutality – between pirates and slavers. Piracy was a business, long accepted as valid in America – arguably still accepted today.... More > America held onto it tightly. Once legitimized into a sovereign, slaving nation, piracy moved to the land and became a system of economics only slightly removed from piracy itself. It became our “Manifest Destiny” to spread it across the continent and, eventually the world. See how the Bahamas and its sister colony Carolina became the pirate stronghold that they did through neglect of its wealthy private owners - how pirates came to Carolina and developed a unique conservative ideology that survives today. See where American conservatism began – from New Providence to the Lower Cape Fear - enmeshed in the violent wilderness “beyond the lines of amity” – competition and sport, stealing treasure and burning ships - with Caribbean Buccaneers and Pirates of the Golden Age!< Less
Quest for Blackbeard: The True Story of Edward Thache and His World By Baylus C. Brooks
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Over 2 lbs, with 614 pages of text, tables, and graphs! Do you know who "Blackbeard the Pirate" was? Probably not! Born into a substantial family in Bristol, the eldest son of Capt. Edward... More > and Elizabeth Thache sailed for Jamaica with his family sometime before 1695. Capt. Edward Thache of St. Jago de la Vega or "Spanish Town" died there at age 47 while his son, Edward “Blackbeard” Thache Jr. joined the Royal Navy and fought in Queen Anne’s War aboard HMS Windsor. Thache resembled more a Robber Baron of the early 20th century than a poor downtrodden member of Benjamin Hornigold's "Flying Gang" in the Bahamas - or even his "pupil." Capt. Charles Johnson's "A General History of the Pyrates" is a flawed historical work and much of what we have previously known about Blackbeard is simply not true. This progressive book attempts to rediscover exactly who Blackbeard really was and how he related to his maritime American "Pirate Nation!" Quite a few surprises are in store! Website: http://baylusbrooks.com< Less
Quest for Blackbeard: The True Story of Edward Thache and His World By Baylus C. Brooks
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Over 2 lbs, with 614 pages of text, tables, and graphs! Do you know who "Blackbeard the Pirate" was? Probably not! Born into a substantial family in Bristol, the eldest son of Capt. Edward... More > and Elizabeth Thache sailed for Jamaica with his family sometime before 1695. Capt. Edward Thache of St. Jago de la Vega or "Spanish Town" died there at age 47 while his son, Edward “Blackbeard” Thache Jr. joined the Royal Navy and fought in Queen Anne’s War aboard HMS Windsor. Thache resembled more a Robber Baron of the early 20th century than a poor downtrodden member of Benjamin Hornigold's "Flying Gang" in the Bahamas - or even his "pupil." Capt. Charles Johnson's "A General History of the Pyrates" is a flawed historical work and much of what we have previously known about Blackbeard is simply not true. This book attempts to rediscover exactly who Blackbeard really was... and how he related to his maritime American "Pirate Nation!" Quite a few surprises are in store! Website: http://baylusbrooks.com< Less
Quest for Blackbeard: The True Story of Edward Thache and His World By Baylus C. Brooks
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Do you know who "Blackbeard the Pirate" was? Probably not! Born into a substantial family in Bristol, the eldest son of Capt. Edward and Elizabeth Thache sailed for Jamaica with his family... More > sometime before 1695. Capt. Edward Thache of St. Jago de la Vega or "Spanish Town" died there at age 47 while his son, Edward "Blackbeard" Thache Jr. joined the Royal Navy and fought in Queen Anne's War aboard HMS Windsor. Thache resembled more a Robber Baron of the early 20th century than a poor downtrodden member of Benjamin Hornigold's "Flying Gang" in the Bahamas - or even his "pupil." Capt. Charles Johnson's "A General History of the Pyrates" is a flawed historical work and much of what we have previously known about Blackbeard is simply not true. This progressive book attempts to rediscover exactly who Blackbeard really was and how he related to his maritime American "Pirate Nation!" Quite a few surprises are in store! Website: http: //baylusbrooks.com< Less
Pirates & Slaves: Making of America By Baylus C. Brooks
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What are the origins of American Racism and Piracy - how did we get to Donald Trump and the corporate domination of our democracy? How did piracy develop in the Americas? Who benefitted? Who... More > suffered? Why did America keep it? With the racist and irresponsible Trump administration’s essential destruction of America’s world reputation, these become essential questions and this is an attempt to answer them by exploring their roots in British Imperialism.< Less
Brunswick Town and Wilmington By Baylus C. Brooks
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This story of Brunswick Town, the Cape Fear region’s first port city, provided a deep-water port that accommodated trans-Atlantic shipping on the only easily accessible river in the colony of... More > North Carolina. Contemporary accounts stated that it was like to be a “flourishing place,” while town lot sales reflected its profitability in 1731. However, Brunswick Town was not destined to remain and its founder, Maurice Moore and his family would suffer great economic trials as a result of the founding of Wilmington across the river. Gov. George Burrington's opposition to the Family was wholly political. Brunswick Town barely lasted until the American Revolution and today, remains only a vague memory. Baylus C. Brooks, author of Blackbeard Reconsidered: Mist's Piracy, Thache's Genealogy, delivers another brand new view of North Carolina's history!< Less
Colonial Native Dispossession of North Carolina By Baylus C. Brooks
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This is a collection of primary source references concerning American native dispossession in Eastern North Carolina. This was a project for a class and is not complete by any means but, it is a... More > good start. Some interpretation of these records is offered.< Less
Dethroning the Kings of Cape Fear By Baylus C. Brooks
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Edward Moseley is not the man that romantic historians of the past have idolized. Politics skewed North Carolina's history and created a "king" from a "crook." NOTE: the print... More > version has color illustrations and is expensive. The download is free, however.< Less

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