Synopses & Reviews
The infamous pirate, riverboat seductress, master of disguise, and street-urchin-turned-sailor Jacky Faber has been captured by the French and beheaded in full view of her friends and crew.and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; Inconceivable? Yes! The truth is sheand#8217;s secretly forced to pose as an American dancer behind enemy lines in Paris, where she entices a French general into revealing military secretsand#151;all to save her dear friends. Then, in intrepid Jacky Faber style, she dons male clothing and worms her way into a post as galloper with the French army, ultimately leading a team of men to fight alongside the great Napoleon.
* "This resilient and exuberant heroine deserves a stamp of approval."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review "Delivering the high adventure, good humor, and bits of ballad that the Bloody Jack Adventure series is known for, this historical novel will please avid fans of Jacky."—Booklist
In this sixth installment of the Bloody Jack Adventures series, love and war collide as the irrepressible Jacky Faber sets off on a daring adventure she vowed she'd never take.
' A school outing goes awry as Jacky and her classmates are abducted and forced into the hold of the Bloodhound, a ship bound for the slave markets on the Barbary Coast. All of Jackys ingenuity, determination, and plain old good luck will be put to the test as she rallies her delicate classmates to fight together and become their own rescuers. '
From exotic ports to the perilous streets of London, the renowned Jacky Faber scares up enough adventure and hijinks to delight her myriad fans in the ninth installment of this popular series.
Jacky Faber, condemned for life to the English penal colony in Australia, has once again escaped the British authorities. Back on her flagship, the Lorelei Lee, she heads back to England in the company of friends and her beloved Jaimy. But when the voyage is waylaid by pirates, storms, and her own impetuous nature, Jacky is cast into a world of danger that extends from the South China Sea to the equally treacherous waters of London politics. With the help of friends, Jacky confronts her enemies in this tale of love, courage, and redemption.
About the Author
A school outing goes awry as Jacky and her classmates are abducted and forced into the hold of theBloodhound
, a ship bound for the slave markets on the Barbary Coast. All of Jackys ingenuity, determination, and plain old good luck will be put to the test as she rallies her delicate classmates to fight together and become theirown
"Another winner . . . Thoroughly delightful."--VOYA
"The real pleasure comes from watching this cunning, unconventional, warmhearted heroine in action."--Booklist
"This exciting high seas adventure blows by at gale force."--The Horn Book GuideL. A. MEYER
is the author of the Bloody Jack Adventures series, which has been praised for its spirited heroine and rousing sense of adventure. Mr. Meyer lives in Corea, Maine.