After more than a century of silence, the true story of one of
history's most notorious mutinies is revealed in Joan Druett's
riveting "nautical murder mystery" (USA Today). On May 25, 1841,
the Massachusetts whaleship Sharon set out for the whaling ground
of the northwestern Pacific. A year later, while most of the crew
was out hunting, Captain Howes Norris was brutally murdered. When
the men in the whaleboats returned, they found four... more...