She washed ashore in the night, unconscious. When she awoke at daybreak, the only names she knew were Sol, the sun,and God. Then she added Elaine,a name she saw on a man's tattoo...Suffering from a fractured skull, she searched by sight the full circle of her surroundings, and as far as she could tell, she was on a deserted island, lying directly beneath the shadow of death.
Under the authority of Homeland Security, the U.S. Coast Guard works with victims and federal prosecutors to bring drug smugglers,pirates and other violent criminals to justice.
Pirates's Pay is a totally fictitious story about pirates and prosecutors,courtroom drama and adventures on the high seas,romance and the valiant struggle of one traumatic brain injury (TBI) victim to regain her lost memory.
"...a yarn that deserves to be on the big screen."
-David Byrne,former federal prosecutor
"...a wonderful story...a fine initial work."
-Kelly Sanders,recovering victim of traumatic brain injury
"...a captivating novel...could happen at any moment on today's troubled seas."
-John Manahan,retired,U.S.Coast Guard master chief petty officer
"...Stan Bailey has proven to be a swashbuckling first novelist with Pirates' Pay...an exceptionally good read."
-Dr.Mark Keller,professor of English
STAN BAILEY has four decades of experience writing and reporting for daily newspapers in six states, covering law enforcement, victims' rights, state and federal trial and appeals courts, prisons, state government and politics for 32 years ending August 2005 for The Birmingham News,Alabama's largest daily newspaper.