So how could I write a trilogy about medieval Málaga without including the sea, and how could I talk about the sea without mentioning pirates?
At the heart of this novel is the tender love story of Aisha and Bakr’s deep feelings for each other. It is the thought of her that helps to keep him alive while he is in captivity with little prospect of ever seeing his home and family again, and it is her love for him that gives her the strength to never give up hope of bringing him home.
This fast moving and exciting historical novel takes the reader into the medieval world of the merchants and seafarers who sail along the western coast of the Mediterranean, and the pirates who terrorise them.
If you haven't read Book One, The Apothecary, I recommend you read that one first as it will enhance your enjoyment of The Pirate.