was a New York City Police Department police officer for just under ten years. He
is the author of Cruze’s Quest. According to the book description, “Henry Cruze grew up in the Caribbean Islands.
He was raised by his father, Jonathan, and Sir Harold Gutterman, who owned the plantation he called home. His father and Sir
Harold decided to send Henry to the Merchant Naval Academy in London when he was just eleven years of age. Loving the sea
and the world in which he was part of as an officer and able seamen, Henry spent the next six years serving under Captain
Peters—his captain, his mentor, his friend. Henry’s life changed the day Captain Peters was murdered by pirates.
From that day on he made it his life’s work to cure the Islands of this murderous band. He would join the Island Defense
Fleet, established by the governors of the Caribbean, funded and recognized by the English government to combat the rising
evil the pirates readily inflicted. This is the story of Captain Henry Cruze and the fighting ship Quest in the service of
One reader of Cruze’s Quest said, “am
not an avid reader but I do attempt to read multiple books through out the year but only to end up reading a few because of
lack of interest. This book let me into the story and I was able to visualize every part of the story and I felt that I new
each character for a long time. I would recommend this book to all readers no matter the type of reading you do, my kids are
reading as I type this. Can't wait until the next book!”