➶ [Reading] ➸ Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy By L.A. Meyer ➫ – Uroturk.info

Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy Being An Account Of The Curious Adventures Of Mary Jacky Faber, Ship S BoyLife As A Ship S Boy Aboard HMS Dolphin Is A Dream Come True For Jacky Faber Gone Are The Days Of Scavenging For Food And Fighting For Survival On The Streets Of Eighteenth Century London Instead, Jacky Is Becoming A Skilled And Respected Sailor As The Crew Pursues Pirates On The High SeasThere 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 If Only She Doesn T Get Caught


About the Author: L.A. Meyer

Louis A Meyer is best known as the author of the Bloody Jack novels He was also a painter and the author of two children s picture books, and he and his wife owned an art gallery called Clair de Loon in Bar Harbor.Louis A Meyer passed away on July 29, 2014 from refractory Hodgkin s Lymphoma His final Jacky Faber book, Wild Rover No More, was published posthumously in September that year.



10 thoughts on “Bloody Jack: Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy

  1. says:

    The audio version of this book does exactly what an audio version should do it not only gives voice to a darn good story, but it carries the reader listener into the heart of the story The audio version helps interpret the dialect that the story is written in, whi


  2. says:

    I loved this book REminds me of the True COnfessions of Charolotte Doyle, btu for an older reader From School Library Journal Grade 6 8 With the plague running rampant in London in 1797, Mary s parents and sister are soon counted among the dead Left alone and penniless,


  3. says:

    Mary Faber, a young guttersnipe living in eighteenth century London, cuts her hair, pulls on some pants, and signs up as a ship s boy on the HMS Dolphin On board, Jacky Faber soon acquires a reputation as a brave and fearless pirate fighter It s a grand adventure for both Mar


  4. says:

    This book is about as much fun as Harry Pottera coming of age story for a child with the odds stacked against her And yes, BONUS, the heroine is a girl I found it to be an engaging read with a novel setting and story line for me I m so happy I picked up on the series


  5. says:

    3.5 stars It s easier bein a boy, cause when someone needs somethin done like holdin a horse, they ll always pick a boy cause they think the dumbest boy will be better at it than the brightest girl, which is stupid, but there you are I liked this book a fair bit, but there were a couple


  6. says:

    Excellent story I tend to like those gender bending characters in general, but Jacky was especially well done So many female action heroes tend to be modeled as boys in skirts ass kicking, bloodthirsty heroines out to prove they re not just some weakling girl Jacky is a girl She proves herself


  7. says:

    An extraordinary tale about a young girl who has everything and everyone taken from her and still unbelievably rises out of the ashes like a Phoenix to survive in a time of death and hopelessness A great, captivating story with a completely original cast of characters that show great bravery and wil


  8. says:

    I completely loved the first half of this book I loved Mary, I was totally enthralled by her experience on the streets of London and then on the ship and the whole thing was written in such a compelling voice that I really did not want to put it down.But then came the romance, which made Mary quite silly,


  9. says:

    I love, love, LOVE all of the Bloody Jack books She does edge a little into Mary Sue territory at times, but not in typical ways for a female character She s kind of like an adolescent female version of Jack Ryan Patriot Games, etc.


  10. says:

    Excellent story I love the style of writingI feel like I m right with them on the ship Can t wait to read the others


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