Ken Rossignol – be sure to visit theprivateerclause dot com and enjoy bonus videos, great prizes, and a free thriller THE CURE FOR THE COMMON CRUISE – Join Marsha & Danny Jones as they work around the clock fighting off killers and terrorists on the world’s most dangerous cruise ship – the SEA EMPRESS. The 21st Century version of Nick & Nora Charles of the Thin Man, Marsha & Danny are DEADLY. DANGEROUS. DETERMINED. The killers never quit and the cruises never end as Marsha & Danny work to defeat them. Bookings for the Sea Empress boom instead of plummeting when travelers refuse to let terrorists scare them out of their vacations! • Browse Rossignol’s true crime, travel, and history in the news as well as the two Chesapeake series. • THE CHESAPEAKE: Six books in the series --Tales & Scales; Legends, Yarns, & Barnacles; Oyster Buyboats, Ships & Steamed Crabs; A Man Born to Hang Can't Drown; Country Cornpone Cornucopia; and Tidewater Sagas provides the shared memories of those who lived life to the fullest in the Chesapeake region. - • CHESAPEAKE 1850: Steamboats & Oyster Wars – the News Reader begins the fictional story of the Ethan Douglas family when at the age of ten, Ethan arrived to live with his grandfather, the captain of a Chesapeake Bay steamship. Over the next thirty years, the family faces a life of oyster pirates, hurricanes, the civil war and the dawning of the age of industrialization. • CHESAPEAKE 1880 takes up the next three decades of life in the Chesapeake region. • CHESAPEAKE 1910 relates the world-shaking events of the war as well as the effect of Prohibition. • PIRATE TRIALS series – Accounts from the 18th and 19th century of true crimes of ruthless and bloodthirsty pirates included the excruciatingly detailed trials and their glorious executions which included these killers being hanged by the neck until dead; hung upon a gibbet at low tide, and that old favorite of ‘drawn and quartered’. • TITANIC 1912 is the lead in to the saga of the world’s most famous sea disaster, two other books are in the series. As a maritime history speaker, Rossignol enjoys meeting audiences around the world and discussing the original news stories of the sinking of the RMS Titanic and other maritime history topics. Traveling the high seas around the world is the way that the author keeps in touch with the adventures of the Sea Empress and keeps the voyages interesting and the stories coming. In recent years Rossignol has appeared on dozens of ships in the Pacific, Atlantic, Mediterranean, and the Caribbean discussing the stories of the history of the Panama Canal, the heroes of the Titanic, the explorations of the new world voyagers, the Bermuda Triangle and the history of piracy, among other maritime history topics. Rossignol appears at the Titanic Museum Attractions in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee and Branson, Missouri for book signings and to talk with visitors about the RMS Titanic. With a recent visit to the International Book Fair 2016 in Panama as one of the United States Delegation authors and entertainers Rossignol enjoyed telling the stories of the History of the Panama Canal, Piracy and of the heroes of the Titanic. He has appeared on Good Morning America, ABC 20/20; ABC World News Tonight and in a 2012 production of Discovery Channel Investigation Motives & Murders Series, A Body in the Bay. Rossignol’s landmark First Amendment case, represented by Levine Sullivan Koch & Schulz re: United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Rossignol v Voorhaar, 2003, spelled out that public officials cannot retaliate against a publisher for criticism of their official acts.