Synopses & Reviews
Rafe is an escaped slave, shipwrecked while stowing away to Boston. Molly is the strong-willed, penniless island girl who rescues him. Their wary friendship is tested when Savage Island is raided by picaroons still loyal to England after the Revolution. The two must work together to save Molly's wounded father, expose a traitor, find a legendary treasure to free Molly's family from debt, and spirit Rafe away to freedom.
"The blend of lively dialogue, distinctive personalities, emotional conflicts, suspense, and resourceful protagonists makes this an exciting, informative, and insightful coming-of-age historical novel." School Library Journal
Memorable characters and nonstop action bring history alive in this rousing historical tale of shipwrecks, pirates, treasure, and an unlikely friends hip between an escaped slave and a penniless island girl who rescues him.