Jamaica, March 1692. Caught for an old crime, Calumny Spinks is sent forcibly to the Caribbean to pose as an indentured servant and spy for the Crown. To win his family's freedom, he must kill the most powerful man in the Caribbean, and forge an alliance with the fearsome Maroons.Read more
The Bitter Trade
England, 1688. Calumny Spinks is half-French and illiterate, dreams of wealth and title. When his father's violent past resurfaces, Cal has just three months to pay off a blackmailer and save his father s life - but his ambition and talent for mimicry pull him into a conspiracy against the King himself.Read more
A Most Glorious Map of Jamaica, 1692
“Jamaica, rising stormily out of the night horizon. Mountains in shades of winter grey, floating on a blazing strip of light: the Sodom of the Caribbean; sleepless, home of the damned…” In Scatterwood, Calumny Spinks faces a new and deadly challenge.Read more
Piers Alexander’s debut novel, The Bitter Trade, won TLC’s Pen Factor, a Global Ebook Award and the Historical Novel Society’s Editor’s Choice (Indie Review). Both The Bitter Trade and Scatterwood were selected by WHSmith for their Fresh Talent list. Piers is also a serial media entrepreneur, and he lives in London with the singer-songwriter and author Rebecca Promitzer.