Pirate Peril: The First Voyage // a novel by Douglas Derrer

Eager to escape the earthbound confines of adult rules and responsibilities, Mike Jones runs away to the Nether World with pirate Captain Dreadful to seek a new life in Pirate Peril, the First Voyage, of this three book series. Many surprises and challenges await him as he meets peasants and princesses, witches and kings. Some try to kill him. Some teach him about heroism.