Romance, adventure, drama, and a heroine that makes you alternately cheer and wish to throttle her. The complete series list for bloody jack adventures l. Bloody jack adventures fanfiction archive fanfiction. Jacky faber, bloody jack, is back, and this time, shes facing a situation far worse than a ship full of murderous pirates. Meyer is an american author of young adult historical fiction, namely his bloody jack adventure series. We will preorder your items within 24 hours of when they become available.
For the next five years, she made her living begging on the streets with a gang of street urchins led by a boy named rooster charlie. Meyer was born in the year 1942 in johnston, pennsylvania but spent most of his life in corea, maine. All of those experiences helped him in the writing of. Open library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The bloody jack adventures began in 2002 with the novel bloody jack. If you are looking for an excellent work of historical fiction i recommend you. I made it into mississippi jack, the 5th book, but im getting annoyed by a few things in the series.
Based around an orphan named mary faber, they chronicle her progress from 19th century era london as she joins a street gang. Being an account of the curious adventures of mary. The working title is the mark of the golden dragon. The series ends with the 2014 novel wild rover no more. Being an account of the misadventures of jacky faber, midshipman and fine lady, under the jolly roger. Life as a ships boy aboard hms dolphin is a dream come true for jacky faber. Jack reacher 24 whether youre looking for new books released in 2020, 2021 or beyond, book release dates will track the release of your favorite upcoming books and tell you exactly. Meyers sequel to the enormous popular bloody jack, is just as bawdy and entertaining as the original. Welcome to the dedicated book release dates page for blue moon. Includes a teaser to jackys next adventure, in the belly of the bloodhound. See more ideas about jack tattoo, percy and annabeth and ballet clothes. Being an account of the curious adventures of mary jacky faber, ships boy is a historical novel by l. I have a 12 year old and i would strongly discourage her from reading this book. Jtomassetti in british english from the mid 1700s to the 1920 the adjective bloody was considered to be strongly obscene like the fword is now.
Her clothes are stolen and then she is taken in by the charlie the rooster, the leader of one of the gangs of orphans. I prays for deliverance, confides mary faber, orphaned at eight years old by a pestilence that relegates her to a life of begging and petty crime on the streets of. Being an account of the misadventures of jacky fab. I read it in a day, read parts of it out loud to the lads, and had it back before they knew it was gone. I enjoyed the misadventures that jacky was always getting into, and i liked how she was smart and intuitive.
Originally written and posted to the bloody jack boards over halloween 2011. It is centered on an orphaned girl in london in the early 19th century. Are there any other books similar to bloody jack by l. Its not often you find a book series that you fall so in love with, you just cant stop reading and you jump straight from one instalment to the next. Author of bloody jack, rapture of the deep, bloody jack, mississippi jack, bloody jack bloody jack adventures, the gypsy bears, the clean air and peaceful contentment dirigible airline, the mark of the golden dragon. We gather all the latest book and novel release dates news to bring you the most accurate new release schedule for blue moon. Yeah, even many books are offered, this book can steal the reader heart so much. Mary is afraid she might be next and makes arrangements for another group leader to take over her small. Bloody jack is a wellwritten, wellplotted historical adventure, but kellgrens performance transformed it into something truly special.
Early in the first book, bloody jack, marys group cant find the leader, rooster charlie. Gone are the days of scavenging for food and fighting for survival on the streets of eighteenthcentury london. Meyer 19422014 was the acclaimed writer of the bloody jack adventure series, which follows the exploits of an impetuous heroine who has fought her way up from the squalid streets of london to become an adventurer of the highest order. Bloody jack adventures 12 book series kindle edition. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. I just went on amazon to check when the next bloody jack books comes out.
Although no two books are an exact match, read alikes may have one, some, or most of the characteristics of a book you just couldnt put down. She brought color and nuance to jackys world, pulling me right onto the deck of the hms dolphin. When new books are released, well charge your default payment method for the lowest price available during the preorder period. Within months of the first books publication, copies had appeared in the print shops of london and rapidly spread throughout the englishspeaking world. Its high time, i think, to start setting the stage for jacky to sail off into her happilyeverafter. Mississippi jack bloody jack adventures, book 5 by l a meyer book cover, description. Bloody jack is a a rollicking good time, a colorful yarn with a lively protagonist and a boatload of action. Being an account of the curious adventures of mary jacky faber, ships boy by l. I first heard about these books when i was looking at the odyssey awards which are given for the best audio books for children and teens each year and every year one of this series has been honored. Rapture of the deep bloody jack adventures, book 7 by l a meyer. Bloody jack book chicago public library bibliocommons.
Reduced to begging and thievery in the streets of london, a thirteenyearold orphan disguises herself as a boy and connives her way onto a british warship set for high sea adventure in search of pirates. Next i train the glass westward towards where i last saw the island. A read alike is a book that has the same feel, mood, subject, or tone of another book. Meyer, the bloody jack series is a popular line of book set within the young adult historical genre. I snuck down into the midshipmens berth and made off with a book called robinson crusoe that one of em had. This is strictly a fanmade speculative trailer, comprised of footage from a handful of different movies to make it look like, well. It comes out september 28, 2009 rapture of the deep. Rapture of the deep bloody jack adventures, book 7 by l a meyer book cover, description, publication history. Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. Being an account of the further adventures of jacky faber, soldier, sailor, mermaid, spy. The book series in question is the bloody jack adventures by the late l. Jackys second worst nightmare as a ships boy in bloody jack, as stripping for a lashing will reveal her true gender. This story stars one of jackaroes supporting cast, a schoolgirl by the name of elspeth, first introduced in the 4th book. Jackie gradually becomes an expert at identifying key people and winning their sympathy.
Bloody jack adventure has 25 entries in the series. Both jacky and clarissa get lashes in book 4 and jaimy takes his licks in book 8. Mary goes to look for him and finds him dead on the street. Being an account of the curious adventures of mary jacky faber, ships boy, curse of the blue tattoo. Meyer, was a well known author who has written bloody jack series. Meyers bloody jack adventures in order of when the books were originally published which is also their chronological order. The author gives a detailed and well written account of life on the sea. There is a smidgit of romance or love interest, which also manages to keep me hooked for the next book. Instead, jacky is becoming a skilled and respected sailor as the crew pursues pirates on the high seas. Great deals on one book or all books in the series. The content and theme of this book really will be next. By the end of the book, they have been separated by rank, and in one case, by death, but the bond the survivors had sworn on as shipboard novices. Mississippi jack bloody jack adventures, book 5 by l a meyer.
The bloody jack novels by amy trevelyne are an important contribution to early 19th century american literature. He got the idea for his jacky faber character when he was listening to british and celtic folk music. Bloody jack has some adventure but it also focuses a large part of the book on the relationships between the people on the ship. Being an account of the further nautical adventures of jacky faber, and several more. Being an account of the curious adventures of mary jacky faber, ships boy. I would recommend this to my daughter and any of my friends who enjoy women involved in adventure. Meyer was an art teacher, an illustrator, a designer, a naval officer, and a gallery owner. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a page.
I am listing bloody jack as appropriate for high school age, but i dont recommend it. Publishers weekly recommends the book for children 12 and up. The bloody jack series follows the adventures of mary jacky faber. Bloody jack being an account of the curious adventures of mary jacky faber, ships boy book. I do still enjoy bloody jack, and ill happily be back for the next book, but if the scattered nature of these last few books proves nothing else, it proves that this series cant go on forever.595 1302 586 1371 1607 1383 1049 1542 303 80 1440 265 94 26 623 1474 1069 1647 728 684 545 340 423 821 627 1495 893 901 50 1084 1159 1151 30 260 240 1413 852 1481 1311 1450 1459 145 61 1357 877