Maps, charts, footnotes, research bits, The Birth of Jacky, L.A. Meyer biography, and other hopefully interesting things. Stuff not used in the final versions of the. Bloody Jack Adventures (12 Book Series) by L. A. Meyer Louis Meyer. All Formats Kindle Edition. From Book 1: Life as a ship’s boy aboard HMS Dolphin is a. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. “I prays for deliverance,” confides Mary Faber, Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary ‘Jacky’ Faber, Ship’s Boy (Bloody Jack Adventures Book 1) eBook: L. A. Meyer: Kindle Store.

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They need to recruit some more. She strips the dead body, cuts her hair, renames herself Jack Faber, and is soon employed as a ship’s boy on the HMS Dolphin. Mar l.a.meyer, Sherwood Smith added it Shelves: And by this time, in the early eighteen hundreds while Napoleon was still around, for surethey already knew how to take a longtitude.

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Rapture of the Deep L. But also Jack’s clothes end up covered in blood at certain points in the book. But then came the la.meyer, which made Mary quite silly, and the book kind of lost me.

It keeps going so that the little sailboat with one sail comes right up to it and blows it up. Mary mengambil baju Charlie dan menggunakannya, serta tidak lupa menyelipkan sebuah belati Charlie di balik rompinya. Not to mention how fun it is to figure out all of the old-English slang that the characters use. Jul 21, Samantha rated it it was amazing.


She does want to grow up to be a lady and get married, which is kind of amusing, but she is also strong and decent at ship life.

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Oct 12, Debbie rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: She comes fully alive in Kellgren’s telling — smart, resourceful, self-deprecating, tender-hearted yet practical. If you’ve ever wanted girl adventure stories, Jacky is your girl.

I was yelling at the book. Shelve The Wake of the Lorelei Lee: 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. I had many blloody to do today and ignored all of them, caught as I was in the spell of this book. I don’t think so; that comes later, after Industrialization.

Girl runs away to sea disguised as a boy! But it was funny, too. Except that I had a cockney accent all night last night.

Jan 24, Sarah rated it nack it. From Mary’s rough start as a street kid in plague-ridden London in to her elaborate deception as Jack, a ship’s boy on the HMS Dolphin, I loved every minute.

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Nov 15, Elly rated it it was amazing. The narrator has a perfect accent and tells the story as of she isn’t even reading it.

View all 12 comments. I tend to like those gender-bending characters in general, but Jacky was especially well done.

Jacky lived ever since her parents had died of the plague on the streets of London but when an old man named Muck kills the leader of the gang, at least that is who they think did it, then jacck feels that she is forced to leave.


Okay, there were a few twitches. View all 3 comments. Bloody Jack Bloody Jack 1 by L.

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They could be twenty miles from the coast of South America, or they could be two hundred! It’s not the only way of being female and thus did still bug me a bit. Furthermore, in her trial, when the Captain asks her if she’s done anything to lead Sloat on, she says no, she’d sought to avoid him page in my copy. Dia bersaing dengan anak-anak laki-laki yang lain untuk mendapatkan pekerjaan itu. Davy catches her sleeping in Jaimy’s hammock, and she reluctantly tells him the truth.

Okay, we’re sailing, right? Every officer on board, down to and including the midshipmen, would know how to do this.

He lives in Corea, Maine. When the kite breaks free from its moorings, Jacky winds up trapped on a nearby island, where she uses smoke signals to contact bloory crew.

Lists with This Book. High seas adventure abound. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. The fact that the Americans had just trounced the British in our Revolution can just be completely ignored! When the vessel sees its first skirmish with a pirate ship, her bravery saves her friend Jaimy and earns her the nickname “Bloody Jack.