‘The Holy Terror: Captain William Nichols’ remembered in new book

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Dr. G. William Freeman recounts historic figure’s audacious naval exploits.

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Author G. William Freeman proudly remembers the ancestral adventures of his sixth-generation forefather, “The Holy Terror: Captain William Nichols” (published by AuthorHouse), a swashbuckling naval commander renowned for his bravery and maritime military prowess. His heroism has long struck a chord in the author’s being and now he shares these exciting exploits and true tales with history buffs, military enthusiasts and casual readers everywhere.

Freeman’s book tells the true story about Captain William Nichols, a naval war hero in the War of 1812. Seldom mentioned in history books, Captain Nichols captured 28 British vessels and 600 prisoners, though spending a year and a half of the war in a British prison, earning the name for himself of the” Holy Terror” by the British Navy. It is essentially a character study of Captain Nichols – he was an intrepid, courageous, daring, and determined man who had no fear. Freeman shows that he was a patriot fighting for his country and for freedom and independence from Great Britain, and he always knew what to decide in his encounters at sea.

Exhilarating, engaging and educational, “The Holy Terror: Captain William Nichols” regales readers with one man’s proud legacy, the story of a formidable and fearless fighter who served with distinction during a formative era of the United States Navy.

The Holy Terror: Captain William Nichols
By Dr. G. William Freeman
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 314 pages | ISBN 9781496959317
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 314 pages | ISBN 9781496959331
E-Book | 314 pages | ISBN 9781496959324
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
G. William Freeman is a sixth generation descendant of Captain Nichols. The echo of Nichols’ lineage and the stories of his bravery have remained with Freeman throughout his life, propelling him to conduct considerable research on the history of his ancestor. Freeman has had a long professional career. He holds graduate degrees from Harvard and Boston Universities and was a General Motors Scholar at the University of Denver. He enjoys coin collecting, woodworking projects, playing the piano and genealogical research.

AuthorHouse, an Author Solutions, LLC self-publishing imprint, is a leading provider of book publishing, marketing, and bookselling services for authors around the globe and offers the industry’s only suite of Hollywood book-to-film services. Committed to providing the highest level of customer service, AuthorHouse assigns each author personal publishing and marketing consultants who provide guidance throughout the process. For more information or to publish a book, visit authorhouse.com or call 1-888-519-5121. For the latest, follow @authorhouse on Twitter.

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