The Smuggler's Treasure is the first History Mystery.
- Elisabet Holder: Elisabet is an eleven year old girl. She is, at the start of the story, sent to New Orleans to live with relatives she's never met in a lifestyle quite different from her wealthy lifestyle. Her birthday is June 6th, 1803.
- Marie Jefferson: A young, hard-working French girl who works at the DuMaurier bakery.
- Claude: A generous baker from the Caribbean who makes the best rolls.
- Raoul :A skinny boy of fourteen who is Claude's assistant and training to become a baker.
- Jean Lafitte: A famous privateer known for capturing enemy British ships.
- Jeremiah Robinson: A gentleman and a lawyer who helps Elisabet.
- Lucas McCain: A rugged man who watches the bakery.
- Captain Holder: Elisabet's father, a ship captain. He was the captain of the Independence. Five months ago, his ship was stopped by a British warship (the Sophie) and, when the officers had seen he was born in London, captured him as a traitor to England.
- Henri DuMaurier: Elisabet's uncle who owned the bakery.
- Augustine DuMaurier: Elisabet's aunt.
Chapter One: Pirates and Pickpockets
Chapter Two: Alone
Chapter Three: An Unexpected Introduction
Chapter Four: Haunted?
Chapter Five: The Missing Map
Chapter Six: A Captain's Ransom
Chapter Seven: Footsteps Downstairs
Chapter Eight: Treasure Search
Chapter Nine: Disturbing News
Chapter Ten: A Ghostly Visitor
Chapter Eleven: Dangerous Discovery
Chapter Twelve: Escape into the Storm
Chapter Thirteen: A Mysterious Meeting
Chapter Fourteen: A Pirate's Promise
Discusses circumstances and life during the War of 1812. Topics include:
Glossary of French Words
A glossary of French words is included.