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All books are signed by the author and can be personalized. $26 each includes shipping and handling.
Purchase Our Most Recent Book!
With your order of this new book, you’ll receive a free map that will help you follow the voyages of pirates in the book as well as descriptions of their flags. Your book will be signed and include a personal inscription if you wish. Usually books will be shipped within 3-5 days after we receive your order (US shipping included in price).
Maine has never been regarded as a pirate haven, but only because witnesses were few and far between. With a rugged coast and over four thousand offshore islands, Maine’s dark waters attracted sea raiders like Dixie Bull from the 1600s through colonial times. Pirate treasure may still await discovery in Phippsburg and Machias, and pirate deceit could have prompted a massacre in ancient Fort Loyall. The infamous Captain Kidd may have prowled the waters off Deer Isle, while further down the coast a woman and a bloodthirsty band of cutthroats lured ships to disaster at Isles of Shoals. Award-winning investigative journalist Greg Latimer separates historical fact from fiction and leads readers on an adventure through the state’s foggy and treacherous past. Cover by Maine artist, Glenn Chadbourne, whose talents are often used by Stephen King.
A podcast with the author was done in April with the publisher. You can listen to it here.
-> -> During Windjammer Days in Boothbay Harbor, every June, we offer our historical TeleTours that have been updated to include some tales of pirates in the area. Here is a link to Boothbay Harbor TeleTours.
**Shipping, handling and tax is included in the cost – if you would like the author to make a personalized inscription in the book, there is a place on the check out page for you to include that.
“We had a great time on the Haunted Ghost Walk on Saturday night! I just started reading the book and like it very much!” Sam
Haunted Damariscotta, Ghosts of the Twin Villages and Beyond and Ghosts of the Boothbay Region are our local books by The History Press. Well researched by local author, Greg Latimer, and The Lady in the Red Cloak, these books cover many local ghost stories and mysteries of the midcoast Maine area. Some of the stories on our tours are also in the books with many more intriguing details that are not revealed on the tours!
Every book is signed by the author, if you would like a personal inscription there is a place to include that on the check out page. US shipping is included in the price.
Do you need a taste of Maine? Have you had to cancel your recent visits? Maybe you’re curious about some of Maine’s iconic foods… Is a Needham so called because you “need ’em”? What is so special about wild Maine blueberries? Not sure about Moxie, Maine’s official soft drink? We can substitute Sea Salt Caramels instead!
Once you place your order through Red Cloak Tours (see below) for the custom “Box of Maine” you’ll be on your way to enjoying some sweet Maine treats. Your Red Cloak host will explain the history and folklore behind each product on this food tour like no other! More than one household may participate in a Tasting Party; please call 207-380-3806 for details on how to arrange that. If it says “Only 1 left” that means one party – you can order as many boxes for one party as you’d like, though the additional boxes will have to be added by phone or email!
These are great for birthdays, homesick college students, date nights, co-worker gifts, anniversaries, get-well, thinking of you, and even corporate events.
*Virtual tasting party with one or more households/groups
*Live Red Cloak host via Zoom for 30-45 minutes
*Five types of sweet Maine treats – you may substitute Sea Salt Caramels for Moxie if you wish
*Free Shipping in the US and APO/FPO addresses – please allow 1 week for processing & shipping
If possible, choose the date and time of your party. If this is not possible due to coordinating with others, just pick any date and time to place the order and we’ll be in touch with you. Your Box of Maine will be shipped directly to you, and other participants if there are any.
For just $49.99 per box, you can have a party for your family, friends and your tastebuds, whether you’ve been to Maine or just want to have the experience and learn the history. 5 items will be “tasted” during your 30/45 minute virtual Zoom party, which can include as many guests as you like – we can ship multiple boxes to various addresses so all can enjoy the Tidbit Tasting treats together.
You can customize the amount for a Tasting Party, a book, any TeleTour offered or just a denomination of your choice toward a purchase. Our gift cards do not expire! Give the gift of an adventure and a Maine shopping experience!