Malcolm John Baker

The African Duke

John and Angel are childhood sweethearts in Nigeria in the year 1750. Slave traders capture Angel while John is away delivering animals he has collected for zoos in Europe. Angel is taken to Lagos as a slave and sold to the shippers to take her to Cuba as a concubine for the slaves. When John hears of this, he sets out on a trip to Cuba to rescue Angel with the Duke of Barcelona's help. There follows an adventure of his journey and exploits in Cuba and Florida. He eventually sets up an underground route in America's colonies to help escaped slaves before he becomes the Duke of Barcelona.

Malcolm John Baker was born in Salisbury, England, in 1945. He is now retired and lives in Florida writing adventure books. His stories relate to events either in history or current affairs but are written as fiction adventure. His next two projects relate to adventure in the Alaskan gold rush and a fantasy book about giants that once roamed the Earth. He has recently acquired the title of Lord of Hougun Manor in the Lake District of Cumbria, England, but he answers to Malcolm if you want to contact him. He is always pleased to hear from his readers, even if they don't like the book.

258 printed pages
Original publication



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