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Jacky Faber makes waves, even when docked in her adopted city of Boston to attend to the business of Faber Shipping Worldwide. With big dreams and perhaps too much exuberance for the Puritan populace, she quickly finds herself at odds with the Women’s Temperance Union and a town roiling over the arrival of hundreds of Irish laborers, brought in on Jacky’s Lorelei Lee. Thwarted at every turn by her enemies, Jacky is forced to acknowledge her shortcomings—and possibly lose her beloved Jaimy Fletcher.

In this new installment in the ever-popular Bloody Jack Adventures, will the impulsive Jacky Faber finally get her comeuppance?

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  • “Jacky Faber’s adventures continue in this newest addition to her saga. This time she anchors back in her beloved Boston after many years spent abroad…Fans of the notorious Jacky Faber will relish in this newest bawdy tale of sailors, sunken treasure, and near run-ins with the law. Those who have not read this series, however, should not begin with this book, as it does not function as a stand-alone novel.”

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  • “Jacky Faber romps through another set of adventures when she returns to Boston and to the deck of the Nancy B. Alsop. Many, many characters from previous books make appearances here, but none is more notable than Jacky’s long-lost love, Jaimy, so heavily disguised that she doesn’t recognize him. Since fans of the Bloody Jack Adventure series know better than to hope for a conventional, romantic ending, they’ll enjoy the plot twist Meyer delivers in its place. The large cast of characters results in a panoramic view rather than a sharply focused drama, but look for Jacky at the focal point of every scene.”

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  • “Katherine Kellgren’s exuberant performance reflects Jacky Faber’s irrepressible personality in this eleventh installment of the Bloody Jack series. Here, Jacky finds herself in Boston among friends. Kellgren moves fluidly between singing, narration, and a cast of distinct voices and accents as Jacky copes with her shipping company’s financial problems and the absence of her beloved Jaimy by purchasing a rundown pub, opening a theater, and setting out to recover buried treasure. Kellgren keeps pace with Jacky’s emotions, which range from rage to joy to sorrow as she navigates the consequences of antagonizing the temperance movement, her friends, and a mob of arsonists. This rollicking production will appeal to both fans of the series and those new to it.”

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  • Nominated for the 2015 Audie Award for Best Solo Narration – Female
  • Nominated for the 2015 Audie Award for Teen Fiction
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