Perilous Journey of the Much-Too-Spontaneous Girl (Paperback)
Month9books, 9781944816575, 297pp.
Publication Date: September 20, 2016
Lady Marguerite Vadnay and her trusty automaton, Outil, have settled into life in New France rather well. Marguerite is the top of her class at flight school and her future as an aerpilot is nearly secure. She has everything she wants except a commission on the pirate hunting dirigible The Renegade. Using every card in her aristocratic arsenal, Marguerite wiggles her way onto the finest warship France has to offer. But as usual, Marguerite's plans endanger the lives of those she holds dear only this time no one else is going to save them. As she and Outil set off on a rescue mission they may not return from, Marguerite finally realizes it's time to reorder her cogs. This steampunk adventure is littered with facts from The Golden Age of Piracy and follows (not too closely) some of the lives and adventures of the brave men and women who sailed the seas as privateers, pirates, and soldiers.
About the Author
Leigh Statham has had many jobs including being a waitress, a math teacher, a nurse, an art director, and a thirty-foot inflatable pig and mule wrangler. She was raised in the wilds of rural Idaho, but found her heart in New York City. She is the author of The Perilous Journey of the Not-So-Innocuous Girl. She lives in North Carolina.