Journey again into the Traders world with Book Two of the Traders of the Seas trilogy by author James Farris. Traders of the Ancient Seas can also be read as a stand-alone novel.
Join a crew of rough spice traders aboard a Spanish ship supposedly bound for the legendary Spice Islands of the Far East in the year 1519. As their supplies run low, the crew is concerned and angry and, fearing death, wants to return to Spain. Yet their mad captain refuses to retreat, sparking unrest. Little does the crew know, the captain has discovered and is pursuing his true hidden desire: a mysterious island, revealed to him through the shimmering stars.
Follow the voices of a young slave, a confused monk, a brilliant princess, a cunning prince, a seductive witch, and vibrant spice traders on a dark, mystical, and surprising adventure. Hidden enemies will emerge. Alliances will form, forcing unlikely characters to work together to uncover a powerful mystery that threatens their world. All the while, a ghostly shadow lurks among them, edging them to their unknown destiny.