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Bloody Jack Audiobook

Bloody Jack

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Publisher's Summary

Life as a ship's boy aboard HMS Dolphin is a dream come true for Jacky Faber. Gone are the days of scavenging for food and fighting for survival on the streets of 18th-century London. Instead, Jacky is becoming a skilled and respected sailor as the crew pursues pirates on the high seas. There's only one problem: Jacky is a girl. And she will have to use every bit of her spirit, wit, and courage to keep the crew from discovering her secret. This could be the adventure of her life...if only she doesn't get caught.

Listen to the sequel, Curse of the Blue Tattoo.

©2003 L.A. Meyer; (P)2007 Listen and Live Audio, Inc.

What the Critics Say

  • Audie Award Winner, Children's Titles - Ages 12+, 2008

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    john Binghamton, NY, United States 02-10-13
    john Binghamton, NY, United States 02-10-13 Member Since 2014
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    "Fun listen!"

    This book is a joy. May be a bit young for fussy readers, however, Katherine Kellgren brings this book and Bloody Jack to life. I can't say now many smiles and chuckles it brought me. I recommend this book highly and hope Katherine becomes a very rich woman because of this performance.

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    Carolyn jackson, WY, United States 01-14-13
    Carolyn jackson, WY, United States 01-14-13

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    "Totally Entertaining"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I am not sure I would recommend this to a friend because it is geared more for teens I believe. However, It was a very fun read and I had all of the remaining books in my wish list.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Jacky is the STAR. The girl has pluck and is very energetic.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    I loved the scene where she is transported (I don't want to give away any of the plot) to the deserted island.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Orphan of the High Seas


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    Carol S 01-03-13
    Carol S 01-03-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Fun and Engaging!"

    Delightfully full of life, well written and performed! I loved Jackie and simultaneously felt protective of her, proud of her and empathetic with her. As her character revealed itself, the little brave waif who stands up to life with extraordinary courage and cunning captured my heart. I am now listening to the second in the series and lick my mental chops to enjoy so much fun with the coming books in the series. Written ten years ago, I am happy to have discovered it at the beginning of 2013. What a great way to start out the new year!

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    woulf palm beach gardens, FL, United States 10-16-12
    woulf palm beach gardens, FL, United States 10-16-12 Member Since 2015
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    "wonderful!! full of joy and tears and laughter"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Bloody Jack to be better than the print version?

    Yes, I almost never like audio better, and all I hope for is as good. This narrator was perfect. I wish I could give her more than five stars.


    What other book might you compare Bloody Jack to and why?

    I think from now on this will be my standard to compare other coming of age adventure novels to. I can't say enough good things.


    Which character – as performed by Katherine Kellgren – was your favorite?

    Jack of course, but she did all of the characters well.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    This book made me laugh and cry many times, sometimes at the same time.


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    Amazon Customer TIGARD, OR, United States 10-13-12
    Amazon Customer TIGARD, OR, United States 10-13-12 Member Since 2005
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    "Awesome Performance by Narrator"

    I bought this book a long time ago, but didn't listen to it until now. It's an enchanting story, made perfect by this awesome narrator. I can't imagine anyone else as the voice of Jacky Favor. I will be listening to other books in this series.

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    Blake Cincinnati, OH, United States 10-01-12
    Blake Cincinnati, OH, United States 10-01-12
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    "Great Book!!!!"

    I love the way Katherine Kellgren portrays, the main character, Jacky!! She is the perfect essence of who I imagine Jacky to be. I can't wait to listen to the rest of this series! The story is great and the narrator portrays that greatness with her voice and emotion. L.A. Meyer is one of my new favorites. This was a great book to listen to! I would recommend it to anybody.

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    S. Sarabasha West Danby, NY USA 09-13-12
    S. Sarabasha West Danby, NY USA 09-13-12 Member Since 2010

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    "Such fun!"

    Katherine Kellgren may be the best narrator I have ever listened to and I listen to many many books while I knit design samples. The story is fun. Jacky is a hoot and the subtle play with mores is wonderful. I love how Jacky becomes more and more aware of just how the female sex is put down and devalued.
    Almost done with Book 2 so I downloaded Book 3 to not be without.

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    L. webb 09-13-12
    L. webb 09-13-12
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    "Swashbuckling, adventurous fun."
    What did you love best about Bloody Jack?

    The main character is a gutsy girl, orphaned at a young age, who maintains her defiance and sense of adventure while masquerading as a male deckhand on a pirate ship. It's good pirate fun a girl who refuses to conform to anyone's image of who she should be other than her own.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Bloody Jack?

    My favorite sequence was the 'lost on a deserted island' adventures.


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    Dawn 09-08-12
    Dawn 09-08-12

    Dawn

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    "Entertaining!"

    This book kept my interest as it was fast paced and entertaining. The narrator did a nice job with the accent. I will be gettting more books in this series.

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    Regina Sharp 09-08-12 Member Since 2016

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    "Best audio I have ever listened too!"
    Where does Bloody Jack rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Best


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Bloody Jack?

    "A girl destined to be hanged is not likely to be drowned"


    What does Katherine Kellgren bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    she is amazing! she reads the book with such believability and feeling! I felt as if Bloody Jack were actually talking to me and I was right there with her on the ship.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I laughed several times, feel tearful a few and excited and adventurous most times! Ready to take off with her on the ship!


    Any additional comments?

    Everyone should listen to this audio. If you make this ur first audio, it will most certainly not be your last! This series has 10 books! yay :)

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