Melzer Media

Headquarters for Michael Melzer, independent media professional

Following a successful Kickstarter campaign, The Patriot Pirate is now available to readers everywhere! 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. This highly illustrated new book is available on Amazon, in many California bookstores, and directly through this website, by contacting (cost is $20 per copy plus shipping).