Adventure, danger, loss, and forgiveness are at the heart of Bruce Rougraff 's latest young adult novel. In the sequel to his first novel, Doubloon , Tommy and his family return to southwest Florida to continue the fun, and this time they'll try a little tarpon fishing. The trip is great fun until in the blink of an eye, Tommy finds himself propelled into a strange and terrifying new world-the world of a legendary pirate, Jos Gasparilla. Tommy encounters danger and misadventure at every turn and discovers the real origins of an old coin and an ancient curse. Just as Tommy realizes that all may be lost, he meets a ragtag group of kids. Together they learn that by working as a team, they can overcome almost anything, including pirate battles, sharks, and vicious wild animals. But will Tommy ever be able to find his way home?