The British crown has placed a price on Jacky's head, and so she returns to the Lawson Peabody School for Young Girls in Boston to lay low. But laying low isn't in the cards for a spunky lass who finds trouble even when she's not looking for it. A school outing goes awry as Jacky and... read more
“Be careful what you wish for, dear. I've found that most adventures are better in the telling of than the living through.”Jacky
“Randall reaches over and snatches the paper from his sister's hand and reads. "Well! I'll be damned. You have been up to some serious mischief. Not only do you single-handedly save the Mother England from destruction, you also dip your dainty little toe into the waters of vile piracy. Amazing!" He brings the palm of his hand loudly down upon the table, "I demand that you become my mistress immediately!"”Randall Trevellian
“We had decided that our last act as division officers would be to designate ourselves as the last ones off. It suited Dolly's sense of rightness, Clarissa's sense of aristocratic privilege, and my sense of the dramatic.”Jacky Faber
Clarissa spits out an obscenity I wouldn't have thought she'd known ... and she delivers it with such force and familiarity that it speaks of some prior extensive use on her part. It is the usual curse, the F variation of Sod off!, which trips so easily off my tongue, wherein she invites Sin-Kay to go do something both unnatural and, I think, actually impossible to himself.Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
'Don't want yo' slops, no how, Massa Stinkey,' says Clarissa, sticking out her tongue. 'You knows where you can shove 'em? Someplace where the sun don't shine, dat's where.'Highlighted by 3 Kindle customers
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