Download Curse of the Blue Tattoo: Being an Account of the by L. A. Meyer PDF

By L. A. Meyer

After being compelled to depart HMS Dolphin and Jaimy, her real love, Jacky Faber is creating a new begin on the elite Lawson Peabody university for younger women in Boston. yet becoming up at the streets of London and scuffling with pirates by no means ready Jacky for her hardest conflict but: studying tips on how to be a superb woman.

Everything she does is inaccurate. Her embroidery is deplorable, her French is atrocious, and her desk manners--disgusting! Then there is the small subject of her blue anchor tattoo. . . .

Despite her top efforts, Jacky can not seem to remain out of difficulty lengthy adequate to devote herself to being ladylike. yet what enjoyable could that be, anyway?

Show description

Read or Download Curse of the Blue Tattoo: Being an Account of the Misadventures of Jacky Faber, Midshipman and Fine Lady PDF

Best social & family issues books

RADIUS

RADIUS, or distant Authentication Dial-In consumer carrier, is a broadly deployed protocol that allows businesses to authenticate, authorize and account for distant clients who wish entry to a method or carrier from a crucial community server. initially built for dial-up distant entry, RADIUS is now utilized by digital inner most community (VPN) servers, instant entry issues, authenticating Ethernet switches, electronic Subscriber Line (DSL) entry, and different community entry forms.

The Foundling's Tale, Part Two: Lamplighter

Carrying on with the soaking up, artistic saga all started in Foundling, Lamplighter follows Rossam? nd Bookchild, now one of many EmperorÕs lamplighters, who's sworn to guard tourists from the ferocious bogles that reside within the wild. Small and meek, he doesn't slot in. Then a haughty younger woman monster hunter is compelled upon the lamplighters for education.

Heart of a Champion

As a promising highschool basketball participant in Georgia, Jeff Sheppard used to be at the start missed via Kentucky basketball trainer Rick Pitino, who used to be trying to find hardworking gamers to guide the Wildcats again to the head of the varsity basketball global. yet destiny ultimately introduced them jointly and the remainder turned heritage, with the Wildcats successful a couple of nationwide championships.

City Love

I believe like asking him to stick. To by no means depart this room. yet i do know that quickly he'll go away and. .. I’m going to ring him that evening. I’m unlikely to jot down whatever down. i'd no longer even say something. simply take heed to him breathe. Lucy and Jim are by myself. To the realm they appear to be doing okay: they've got jobs, buddies, objectives (well, type of).

Extra resources for Curse of the Blue Tattoo: Being an Account of the Misadventures of Jacky Faber, Midshipman and Fine Lady

Example text

I laugh out loud, loud enough for Clarissa's table to hear. Good. Let them know I am not cowed. " And I've got that old feelin' in the bottom of my gut. " she asks, all mystified. " "Oh," she says, and looks over to the teacher table. "Well, we cannot leave until Mistress does, but it should be soon. Ah. There she goes. " With that, she gives her lips one last pat with her cloth and rises. I pat my own mouth and follow her out of the dining room, book on head, lips together, teeth apart. Amy leads me back upstairs and through the dormitory room to a door at the other end.

My name's Jacky Faber and I've just come from"—and then I remember that I promised Mistress that I wouldn't say nothin' about my past life to any of these girls so's they don't faint dead away at the unseemliness of it all or something—"from far away to study at this school and so become a fine lady. " I'm lookin' real hungrily at the bread roll sittin' there next to the butter but I notices that nobody else is diggin' in yet, so I waits. "My name is Amy and there is to be a soup course," she says.

She notes my confusion. " Oh. That. "Yes, Mistress," I stammers. If only just barely, I thinks, but I don't say it out loud. She is silent for a bit and then says, "Very well. I choose to believe you on that. I would not take you if I believed otherwise. It is reassuring that you can still blush, at least. You will, however, never speak with the other girls of your past life, as it smacks of the sordid and the unseemly. " Her gaze has never once left my face. "I have grave misgivings about taking you on as a student, given your origins and past life, but we shall see.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.68 of 5 – based on 3 votes