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Anne Bonny was 18 when she ran away from her violent husband, into the arms of pirate captain Calico Jack. Now, aboard Jack's ship, she's part of a ruthless crew bringing mayhem and murder to the Caribbean. But James Bonny is willing to pay to get his wife back. And pirate-hunter Captain Barnet is open to all offers. Devil's Ballast is action-packed, nuanced, culturally relevant and sharp as a cutlass.
Text Publishing Company, 9781925773460, 320pp.
Publication Date: July 14, 2020
About the Author
Meg Caddy is a bookseller by day and a boarding-school tutor by night. Her first book, Waer, was shortlisted for the 2013 Text Prize and the 2017 CBCA Children's Book Awards. She lives with two rescue cats and an ever-expanding bookshelf.