Advance praise for "Pirate Hunters"
A great thriller full of tough guys and long odds . . . and: It s all true. Lee Child
Action and adventure on land and sea you can t ask for more. But Robert Kurson raises the ante in "Pirate Hunters" with an array of mystery and a fleet of colorful characters spanning four centuries. This is a great summer read! Michael Connelly
"Pirate Hunters" is a fantastic book, an utterly engrossing and satisfying read. It tells the story of the hunt for the rare wreck of a pirate ship, which had been captained by one of the most remarkable pirates in history. This is a real-life "Treasure Island, " complete with swashbuckling, half-crazy treasure hunters and vivid Caribbean settings a story for the ages. Douglas Preston
A terrific read. I was pulled in from page one. Kurson brings us face to face with some of the most swashbuckling pirates ever to sail the Caribbean, even as he takes us underwater on a high-tech quest to discover the relics they left behind. Daniel James Brown
There s nothing in the world like buried treasure and people hungry and obsessed enough to risk their lives for it. "Pirate Hunters" isn t just a good story it s a true one. Searching for the souls of its explorers, it takes you to the far tip of the plank and plunges you deep to the bottom of the ocean. Brad Meltzer
"Pirate Hunters" is a gripping account of two courageous divers quest to uncover the shipwrecked vessel of Joseph Bannister, one of history s most infamous pirates. Robert Kurson will keep you on the edge of your seat in this high-stakes journey around the globe that ultimately teaches these explorers about much more than an old ship. Sen. John McCain
Kurson s own enthusiasm, combined with his copious research and an eye for detail, makes for one of the most mind-blowing pirate stories of recent memory, one that even the staunchest landlubber will have a hard time putting down. "Publishers Weekly "(starred review)"show more