"Crichton's ultimate adventure."--San Francisco Chronicle "Pirates Latitudes has the loot: Gore, sex, action....A lusty, rollicking 17th century adventure." --USA Today "Riveting....Great entertainment....The pages and minutes fly by." --Cleveland Plain Dealer#1 New York Times bestselling author, the incomparable Michael Crichton ("One of the great storytellers of our age" --Newsday) takes to the high Caribbean seas for an irresistible adventure of swashbuckling pirates, lost treasure, sword fights, duplicity, and hair-breadth escapes in the New World.
“Pirates Latitudes has the loot: Gore, sex, action…. A lusty, rollicking 17th century adventure…. History as entertainment…. Crichton has done his homework.” -Bob Minzesheimer, USA Today
“Unabashed fun.” -Cameron Martin, New York Times
“Offers unexpected turns and plenty of yo ho ho’s.” -Richard Eisenberg, People (3 out of 4 stars)
“It’s not an ironic pirate novel. It’s not a pirate novel with a secret gimmick. It’s simply an entertaining tale filled with crafty privateers, despicable villains, treasure hoards, double crosses and a sea monster. Go figure.” -Michael Berry, San Francisco Chronicle
“The plot sucks you in like the giant kraken monster that nearly sinks our hero’s galleon.” -Benjamin Svetsky, Entertainment Weekly