Posts Tagged ‘history’

John Jewitt…the central character in our historical adventure novel Into the Americas. The scar on his forehead was left by a Mowachaht warrior intent on decapitating him. All but one of Jewitt’s crewmates were beheaded after their brigantine the Boston was attacked in Nootka Sound, Vancouver Island. The portrait sketch, incidentally, was drawn years after these dramatic events.

Into the Americas (A novel based on a true story) is a gritty, real-life adventure based on one of history’s greatest survival stories. It was inspired by the diary entries of young English blacksmith John Jewitt during his time aboard ship and also during his sojourn at Nootka Sound, on North America’s western seaboard, from 1802 to 1805.

It’s a tale of two vastly different cultures – indigenous North American and European civilization – colliding head on. It is also a Romeo and Juliet story set in the wilderness.

Into the Americas is available via Amazon as a paperback and Kindle ebook. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00YJKM51E/

You can read the opening chapters if you click on the book’s cover on its Amazon page… Happy reading!

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There’s a new blog site we must recommend to anyone interested in Iceland and the mysticism, history, legends and people (some real and some imagined) surrounding that magical destination. It’s Mystic Iceland, the creation of US-based scientist, author, blogger-researcher Elísabet R. Viðarsdóttir.

Elísabet invites followers to join her “free tour” of various places in Iceland. She says, “Each historical account has a specific location to visit and be photographed. The locations have been tagged for you on both GoogleMaps and OpenStreetMap.”

 

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Mystic Iceland’s stories include:

 

To visit Mystic Iceland go to: http://www.mysticiceland.com 

 

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Membership of our Underground Knowledge global discussion group on Goodreads, the literary site for books, authors and readers, has cracked the 14,000 mark. This milestone confirms its status as one of the biggest and fastest-growing groups on the popular Amazon-owned site.

 

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Of the many hundreds of discussion threads on the site, some of the most active of late are:

Is the Corona LOCKDOWN about something more than just the virus?

Is President Trump for the common people? Or has he been installed by the Elite?

Do you trust Bill Gates (AKA the unofficial world authority on Coronavirus measures)?

The 2020 U.S. Presidential Election (Who would you like to win? And who do you think will win?)

The 5G network: Are safety concerns valid? And how will 5G change things? And what about 6G and 7G in future?

Was 9/11 a false flag attack and ‘Inside Job’? (GROUP POLL RESULT: 50% of you say YES)

Meditation, Yoga and intelligence

How Safe Are Vaccines? A Medical Laboratory Scientist Speaks

Evidence for scientifically advanced Ancient civilizations?

Dangerous drugs Big Pharma doesn’t want you to know about

…and the list of discussion topics continues. Check ’em out and feel free to have your say.

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In the opening chapters of our historical adventure INTO THE AMERICAS (A novel based on a true story) we describe as follows the arrival of young English blacksmith John Jewitt in Nootka Sound, Vancouver Island, in the early 1800s…

John and his crewmates returned their attention to shore as The Boston entered Friendly Cove. Nootka village came into view and the drumming sound that had heralded the brig’s arrival earlier intensified.

Mowachaht villagers could be seen drumming sticks against the exterior of their lodges. To John’s eyes, those employed in such a way appeared to be working themselves up into a frenzy.

On the sandy beach in front of the village, warriors were in the process of launching some of the twenty or so canoes resting there. John could see the Mowachahts were intent on approaching The Boston and he hoped they meant the brig’s crew no harm. The fact that all were armed and most carried muskets did nothing for his confidence.

Dorthy, who stood alongside John, noticed his assistant’s interest in the activity ashore. “Them the Mowachahts,” the armorer said. “Savages every one of ’em, so watch your scalp.”

John hoped Dorthy was joking. The expression on his face indicated he wasn’t.

 

Into the Americas (A novel based on a true story) by [Morcan, Lance, Morcan, James]

INTO THE AMERICAS is available via Amazon at: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00YJKM51E/

 

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Behind the charred tree stump, a solitary Aborigine stood stock still, his spear clasped close to his side. Moilow had been standing there, unmoving, since dawn. He’d been about to give up when he sensed a presence in the rainforest beyond his hiding place.

Moilow

A respected member of the local Kabi tribe, Moilow was, in many ways, typical of others of his race. Intelligent, dark, deep-set eyes peered out from beneath furrowed brows; his broad nose protruded above full lips, and he wore a black, matted beard to complement his bushy hair, which he’d tied in a knot; his coal-black skin glistened and his near-naked, wiry frame oozed strength and robustness – the end result of fifty thousand years’ evolution in this unforgiving, inhospitable land; his chest and limbs were scarified as a result of his following the age-old practice of lancing the flesh with shells; and his nakedness was covered only by a skimpy loincloth fashioned from the skin of a dingo, the native wild dog that ranges over much of the continent. The loincloth, once yellow like the dingo that wore it, had browned with age.

 

You have been reading an exerpt from our epic, historical adventure WHITE SPIRIT (A novel based on a true story). It’s available as a paperback and Kindle ebook via Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01LWIRH9J/

 

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Membership of our Underground Knowledge global discussion group has topped 13,000 on Goodreads.com, the Amazon-owned site for books, authors and readers.

Established to discuss all those topics that mainstream media almost never covers – i.e. underground knowledge – the Underground Knowledge group remains one of the biggest and fastest growing on Goodreads.

Our Undergrounders (members) come from all walks of life and include professionals, scientists, historians, teachers, whistleblowers, award-winning authors, military personnel, former intelligence agents, students, stay-at-home moms and readers. Everyone’s welcome. All you need is an inquiring mind and a desire to gain or share “underground knowledge”.

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Was 9/11 a false flag attack and ‘Inside Job’? (GROUP POLL RESULT: 50% of you say YES)

Meditation, Yoga and intelligence

Finding (hiding) a cure for cancer

Operation Paperclip / Project Paperclip declassified (The U.S./Nazi post-WW2 collaboration)

Evidence for scientifically advanced Ancient civilizations?

MK-Ultra (the CIA’s declassified mind control program)

 The 2020 U.S. Presidential Election (Who would you like to win? And who do you think will win?)

Antigravity propulsion: human or alien technologies?

Can we trust news media outlets?

Jeffrey Epstein’s death: Suicide, as reported? Or murder?? (And could his bizarre death relate at all to his known associates like Prince Andrew, Bill Clinton and President Trump?)

The overpopulation myth (part 1)

Deep State (aka the shadow government)

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How much is Queen Elizabeth II worth??

The Duplessis Orphans

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Banned books of the Bible

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Life will never be the same for young Benjamin Thomas after Maoris abduct his identical twin brother in this moving historical fiction short story adventure set in Nineteenth Century New Zealand.

 

Once Were Brothers by [Morcan, Lance]

This new release book is exclusive to Amazon.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B082Z5FBVZ/

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Once Were Brothers

Once Were Brothers will be exclusive to Amazon.

 

The Thomas family’s lives will never be the same again when seven-year-old Daniel Thomas is abducted from the family farm in New Zealand’s Far North by Maoris opposed to the presence of white settlers.

Daniel’s father devotes his remaining years to searching for his missing blue-eyed, blond-haired son. Until his death a decade later, he’s assisted in his search by Daniel’s identical twin brother Benjamin. Like his late father, Benjamin believes Daniel is still alive.

Twenty years later and now a family man himself with children of his own, Benjamin receives a tip-off that could confirm one way or another whether his brother is alive or dead. 

 

ONCE WERE BROTHERS will be released before Christmas. Watch this space!

For other books by Lance Morcan go to: https://www.amazon.com/Lance-Morcan/e/B005ET3ZUO/

 

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In the new release book THE LAST TASMANIAN TIGER, Charlie Truganini can’t believe his eyes when on a trip into Tasmania’s wilderness he sees a Tasmanian tiger – a carnivorous marsupial considered by most Australians to be extinct.

The Last Tasmanian Tiger by [Morcan, Lance]

Charlie has a number of claims to fame – one of those being he’s a direct descendant of one Truganini, the woman considered to be the last full-blooded Aboriginal Tasmanian and whose name he inherited. A close second to that is he’s the great-grandson of one Dingo Truganini, the tracker who helped capture the last known Thylacine cynocephalus – an animal better known as the Tasmanian tiger.

It’s his admiration for his great-grandfather’s exploits that explains why Charlie has devoted his life to searching for the Tassie tiger, as he refers to it, or the thylacine, as scientific types insist on calling it, to determine one way or the other whether it still exists. He has always suspected it does despite having never sighted it nor even stumbled across its spoor in all his travels.

When Charlie sees a Tasmanian tiger with his own eyes, he realises he doesn’t want his tiger meeting the same fate as the last one. And so he makes a decision. A decision that will have life-and-death consequences.

THE LAST TASMANIAN TIGER is available via Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B082GGKR77/

 

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My next short story, A GLADIATOR’S LOVE, will be published soon… Watch this space!

A Gladiator's Love cover

In the soon-to-be-released short story A GLADIATOR’S LOVE, Greek gladiator Leonidas promises his true love he’ll buy her freedom if he wins his own in the Colosseum of Ancient Rome. First he must defeat an opponent he knows he cannot kill.

Watch this space!

 

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