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The E-book of The Patriot Pirate is now available, in both Kindle and Nook editions (with iBook edition soon to follow, stay posted). Check the blog section of this site for more information about future book events.

Following a successful Kickstarter campaign, The Patriot Pirate is also available on paperback. Discover the thrilling true story of Hipólito Bouchard, the French-born corsair who fought the Spanish Empire throughout the world, from Argentina to colonial California, in service of Latin American independence. The highly illustrated book is available on Amazon, in many California bookstores, and directly through this website, by contacting (cost is $20 per copy plus shipping).