Finally, price months later, I got around to reading the third book in this series. I reviewed the first two here and here, and apparently I can’t decide on a title for the series. (My draft of this has it called “The Adventures of Jacky Faber.”) In any case, L. A. Meyer is American, male, and possessed of a stint in the Navy, which undoubtedly provided him with at least a little of his knowledge of seafaring. He also has an M.F.A. in painting, and had lived for a while on a houseboat. Jacky Faber was inspired by a lot of what-ifs posed about the main characters of a couple of British songs from the nineteenth century.
Since the summary of this book is nearly impossible without revealing various plot elements of the previous volumes, I shall hide it behind the cut. Continue reading Under the Jolly Roger (Jacky Faber Chronicles, book 3), by L. A. Meyer