William’s father, George King, has built a moderately successful shipping business but when he declines William’s request to captain one of his ships William leaves and joins the Navy. While he is at sea George King is lured into the slave trading business which is highly profitable. When William returns and hears of his father’s exploits he is determined to show him that a profit can be made in the shipping industry without human suffering.
Ice King, also known as Triangle Trade, is a rollicking tale of trade on the high seas during the early nineteenth century.
I was immediately drawn into the world of William King. William was a gentleman in a time when it was ok for men to be harsh and crude. It was good to see the stark contrast in character of siblings Henry and Charlotte Nicholson to that of William King and Ruth Judson. Woodland gives you characters to despise and characters to root for.
This story is full of adventure, family, humour, friendship, rivalries a few sword fights and a breath holding duel to the death.
I would recommend Ice King (Triangle Trade) to anyone who enjoys a good historical adventure.
- Format: Kindle Edition
- File Size: 939 KB
- Print Length: 482 pages
- Publisher: MDW Publishing; 1 edition (23 July 2010)
- Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
- Language: English
- ASIN: B0042P52VG
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Customer Reviews: 20 customer ratings
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,705,093 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)