Bloody Jack

Bloody Jack

Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, Ship's Boy

By Louis A. Meyer

Turtleback Books, Prebound, 9780613716406, 301pp.

Publication Date: June 2010

For use in schools and libraries only. Reduced to begging and stealing in the streets of London, a 13-year-old orphan disguises herself as a boy and connives her way onto a British warship set for high sea adventure in search of pirates.

About the Author
L. A. Meyer is the acclaimed writer of the Bloody Jack Adventures, praised for engaging characters and vivid historical detail. This rollicking series follows the exploits of a spirited heroine who climbs from the squalid streets of London to become an adventurer of the highest order. L. A. Meyer lives on the coast of Maine. Visit his website at