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  • Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London during the War of 1812 to rebuild his late father's shipping empire. However, both the government and his biggest competitor want his inheritance at any cost - even murder.

  • James Keziah Delaney returns to 1814 London after 10 years in Africa to discover that he has been left a mysterious legacy by his father. Driven to wage war on those who have wronged him, Delaney finds himself in a face-off against the East India Company, whilst playing a dangerous game between two warring nations, Britain and America.

  • Set in 1814, Taboo follows James Keziah Delaney, a man who has been to the ends of the earth and comes back irrevocably changed. Believed to be long dead, he returns home to London from Africa to inherit what is left of his father's shipping empire and rebuild a life for himself. But his father's legacy is a poisoned chalice, and with enemies lurking in every dark corner, James must navigate increasingly complex territories to avoid his own death sentence. Encircled by conspiracy, murder and betrayal, a dark family mystery unfolds in a combustible tale of love and treachery.

  • Haunted by the past, long lost and thought to be dead adventurer James Delaney, whose father was a shady English businessman and mother a Native American woman his father obtained as part of a trade deal with her people, returns to London from Africa in 1814, during the real-life War of 1812 fought between the US and the UK until 1815, to rebuild his late father's shipping company. He soon discovers that his father had many debts and even more enemies who all now want him dead as well. Both the Crown and the US want his father's small but valuable land on Nootka Sound in North America at all costs, while his main business competitor, the East India Company, wants him dead either way. After barely surviving several assassination attempts, Delaney finds some allies including his half-sister and their supposed stepmother he never knew about.

  • 1814. James Delaney returns to England after several years in Africa. He returns to discover that his father has died and he has inherited Nootka Sound, a piece of land on the west coast of North America, on the border between the United States and Canada. The US is at war with England and the island is of great value to both sides. Delaney soon finds himself in the sights of three parties - the US government, the British government and the East India Company - and they are all willing to use whatever means necessary to gain possession of the island, including killing him.

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  • Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to 1814 London after 10 years in Africa to discover that he has been left a mysterious legacy by his father. Driven to wage war on those who have wronged him, Delaney finds himself in a face-off against the East India Company, whilst playing a dangerous game between two warring nations, Britain and America.

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