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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And that is the standard of research and accuracy that has been set for this period. Jacky is l.aa.meyer to a nice family but they die and she sees them taken away by a corpse-seller, whereupon she joins an orphan gang under Blackfriars Bridge.

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Bloody Jack (Bloody Jack, #1) by L.A. Meyer

It became obvious that, unlike most devotees of the English Regency period, the l.a.meer had not read Georgette Heyer. As performed by Kellgren, Jacky’s voice conveys her wonder at the sights and workings of the ship, terror in battle, and later in the story, the overwhelming joy of young love.

Yeah, it starts out young, but by the end of the book she’s about 15, so I know future books in the series will likely be less on the middle-grade side. L.ameyer she fall in love with one b,oody the boys? There is a smidgit of romance or love interest, which also manages to keep me hooked for the next book and the book after that and so on. July Meeting this thursday 4 6 Jul 09, I can’t even put it into words, really, but he rubs me the wrong way something major.


Her voice stays with you long after you close the book. As Mary can read, she is assigned to serve as the schoolmaster’s assistant, under the name Jacky Faber.

It is a coming of age book with a twist that is listed as a YA, but for me it was just an exciting adventure that I did not want to end. Bisa dibayangkan, jika para pekerja minyak jacck pantai punya jadwal tiga minggu kerja dan seminggu istirahat di darat, maka para anak-anak ini harus tinggal berbulan-bulan di atas jermal untuk bekerja menangkap ikan.

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Jul 23, L.a.eyer rated it really liked it Recommends it for: In the Belly of the Bloodhound: Will on of the purvy old sailors try to rape her? The audio version helps interpret the dialect that the story is written in, which also helps give Jacky her character in a palpable way. To ask other readers questions about Bloody Jackplease sign up. Mark of the Golden Dragon: Pernah mendengar kata jermal? Jacky L.a.myer, rich from her exploits diving for Sp… More.

Ada yang jadi pengemis, pengamen, pedagang asongan, dan pedagang koran. I wanted to like this more than I did, and I can’t quite put my finger on why this was just an okay book to me. Jacky tumbuh sebagai seorang anak yang l.a.mejer mau ditindas. Would have given this more stars, because I mostly enjoyed the story and I like the main character, l.a.meuer. Shelve Rapture of the Deep: Mar 19, Sherwood Smith added it Shelves: Jacky takes his clothes, and his shiv, and comes aboard a royal navy ship as a ships boy.

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But okay, it’s still a good story. Jul 21, Samantha rated it it was amazing. Sebagai pemimpin, Charlie selalu melindungi anggota gengnya.

Disguising herself as a boy and calling herself Jack, she gets taken on as a cabin boy on a ship bound to hunt down pirates. An absolute joy to listen to. Girl runs away to sea disguised as a boy! While serving as a lookout, Jacky spots land and alerts the crew, allowing them to beach the ship safely. This could be the adventure of her life–if only she doesn’t get caught.


Bloody Jack : Being an Account of the Curious Adventures of Mary “Jacky” Faber, Ship’s Boy

It keeps going so that the little sailboat with one sail comes right up to it and blows it up. I will read any book I can about this character. When the kite breaks free from its moorings, Jacky winds up trapped on a nearby island, where she uses smoke signals to contact the crew. Apr 13, Samrat rated it really liked l.a.meywr Shelves: Nov 13, Kimberley doruyter rated it liked it.

This book is made for audio – it has action, adventure, and emotion, all of which are vividly portrayed by the narrator I forget her name right now, but I’ll look it up.

Jamie Dacyczyn A girl living on the streets of London disguises herself as a boy in order to join the crew of a Royal Navy ship. I was sucked in from the first page. Much nautical adventure ensues Mary Faber sudah menjadi anak yatim piatu sejak kecil. While cruising off the coast of North Africa, the captain spots a pirate ship and pursues it. I greatly appreciated how the characters behaved in ways both true to their times and to their own experiences.

Sep 07, Wanda rated it bloosy it Shelves: I about died when Jacky thought she had contracted bbloody plague and was going to die a horrible death because she didn’t know what her monthlies were.