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Most Helpful Favorable Review

4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Whoa...this was AMAZING!

Okay, so if you are a Pirates of the Carribean fan, read this book! Even if pirate stuff really isnt your thing, read this book! I loved it! The adventure was never ending, the characters captured my every intrest, and when I was done, I wanted more! There was romance, ...
Okay, so if you are a Pirates of the Carribean fan, read this book! Even if pirate stuff really isnt your thing, read this book! I loved it! The adventure was never ending, the characters captured my every intrest, and when I was done, I wanted more! There was romance, fighting, thrills, and all sorts of other things! Although the ending didn't turn out how I wanted, I understood that sometimes it's easy to wonder what happen than let the author tell you! This book also teaches you a lot about that time in history. It was beyond interesting, and the way it was written was wonderful. I hope this author writes more because the story was unforgettable and I want more! I recommend this to anyone who needs a good read with adventure and surprises around every corner!

posted by CCR on January 5, 2009

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Lackluster action and emotionally flat

Poor writing leads to lackluster action in this pirate tale. The plot has a lot of potential, but the writer uses a rather flat, passive voice in narrating it. Most of the action and romance scenes are told in a vague, offhand, emotionless way. For instance, after Nancy...
Poor writing leads to lackluster action in this pirate tale. The plot has a lot of potential, but the writer uses a rather flat, passive voice in narrating it. Most of the action and romance scenes are told in a vague, offhand, emotionless way. For instance, after Nancy, the main character, becomes a pirate, we are not given much of an action scene. Just, 'We leaped the gap between the ships together, ready to fight and die for each other, but the fight was soon over. We had barely engaged, when the company surrendered to a man.' That's the big action scene. Much of the novel is written that way. When Nancy finally meets up with her lost love, the scene if flat and devoid of emotion. I found this pirate tale to be long, drawn out, and emotionally flat. The author needs to learn to write with an active voice, rather than a passive one.

posted by Anonymous on May 20, 2007

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 20, 2007

    Lackluster action and emotionally flat

    Poor writing leads to lackluster action in this pirate tale. The plot has a lot of potential, but the writer uses a rather flat, passive voice in narrating it. Most of the action and romance scenes are told in a vague, offhand, emotionless way. For instance, after Nancy, the main character, becomes a pirate, we are not given much of an action scene. Just, 'We leaped the gap between the ships together, ready to fight and die for each other, but the fight was soon over. We had barely engaged, when the company surrendered to a man.' That's the big action scene. Much of the novel is written that way. When Nancy finally meets up with her lost love, the scene if flat and devoid of emotion. I found this pirate tale to be long, drawn out, and emotionally flat. The author needs to learn to write with an active voice, rather than a passive one.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 19, 2012

    Grammar?

    While I greatly enjoyed the plot, the grammar is this story is terrible. Wwords are constantly misspelled....i.e. fie = he in the book. Letters and numbers are constantly mixed up. If you can't stand bad grammar, don't even bother here. If you can, the plot is pretty good.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2007

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    it was a bit slow in the beginning, but it was a little to happy for my liking. i like the book, don't get me wrong, but everything turned out perfectly fine! i suppose it's because it wasn't a series, but i read this because i'd thought it would be like the Bloody Jack books, but it wasn't. i guess, it didn't meet my expectations, and therefore didn't seem as good as it might have been.

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