Meyer, L.A. In the belly of the Bloodhound.

Author:Rosser, Claire
Position:Young adult review - Brief article - Book review

MEYER, L.A. In the belly of the Bloodhound. (A Bloody Jack adventure.) Harcourt. 515p. c2006. 978-0-15-206166-1. $795. JS

For libraries collecting the series about Jacky Faber, this is of course a necessary purchase. The sagas are long, very long. Fortunately, there is nonstop action and suspense. In this episode, Jacky has returned from the Battle of Trafalgar, but back in Boston life doesn't calm down for her. She and her classmates from Lawson Peabody School for Young Girls are abducted by an irate captain involved in the slave trade. This fellow plans to sell the lovely white maidens in North Africa and make a huge fortune for himself. Well, it's quite a voyage, as Jacky organizes...

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