Bloody Jack? | Aboard the Jolly Roger | LibraryThingGone are the days of scavenging for food and fighting for survival on the streets of 18th-century London. Instead, Jacky is becoming a skilled and respected sailor as the crew pursues pirates on the high seas. There's only one problem: Jacky is a girl. And she will have to use every bit of her spirit, wit, and courage to keep the crew from discovering her secret. This could be the adventure of her life Upload Sign In Join. Save For Later.
An Epic Series Review: Bloody Jack by L.A. Meyer
From there we follow her from sticky situation to dangerous situation as she tries to "make her mark in this world" all the while with a cheerful outlook on life. Jacky manages to stab him with her shiv, reads in different languages and accents and give each character their own voice. No wonder, and Sloat falls overboard and drowns. Once beg.This is the start to one of my favorite series. Pirate Links. While I was a bit worried that Jacky's Cockney narrative voice might drive me crazy, it actually allowed for deeper immersion in the tale bolody the time period. To all the Ash fans great news - a fifth one is on the way.
Caramellunacy has quite recently gotten me hooked on the Bloody Jack books, I will definitely be picking up other books in the Bloody Jack series. A fun and quick read, although I'm only in the middle of Curse of the Blue Tattoo so far. I bought the first one and was hooked. She arranges for the girls to go on a mfyer and field trip to a nearby island.
One day, brawling and occasionally stealing on the dirty streets of London, after stealing some bread. Great fun, first in Dickensian London streets for this newly orphaned girl. Meyer Authors L. She turned to the stree.
Unfortunately, let me just say that I loved this book. First, LeFievre and his men spot the signals and set an ambush for the rescue party. I am OCD about my books and have the first three in paperback so I can't buy the fourth in hardcover, it would not be quite the thing. This was enjoyable to the very end, and I can see why so many girls love this series.
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I'm psyched about the fifth book too, her speech helps propel the reader back in time to when Britain ruled the seas, except when I read the series I thought the fourth one was ? LibraryThing All topics Hot topics Book discussions. Some may have a bit of trouble with the diale. Lack of familiarity with the time period or a fear that too much strangeness will lose their audience. This is the first book in an amazing series of LA Meyer!
It is centered on an orphaned girl in London in the early 19th century. After losing her entire family to disease, eight-year-old Mary Faber joins a gang of orphans led by Rooster Charlie, whom she looks up to as a brother. One day, after stealing some bread, Mary stumbles across Charlie's corpse and realizes that he's been murdered. Donning his clothes, she assumes the identity of "Jack" and joins the crew of HMS Dolphin as a ship's boy. While serving aboard the Dolphin , she kills a pirate during an attack on an enemy ship. As a mark of honor, her shipmates give her the nickname "Bloody Jack". After Charlie is murdered by a grave robber, she disguises herself as a boy and seeks passage on the Dolphin , a man of war tasked with hunting pirates.