King of the Vagabonds: The Baroque Cycle #2
A chronicle of the breathtaking exploits of "Half-Cocked Jack" Shaftoe -- London street urchin-turned-legendary swashbuckling adventurer -- risking life and limb for fortune and love while slowly maddening from the pox. . . and Eliza, rescued by Jack from a Turkish harem to become spy, confidante, and pawn of royals in order to reinvent a contentious continent through the newborn power of finance.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ConnieJo - LibraryThing
I was initially very disappointed that this wasn't the continued story of Daniel Waterhouse. But I soon realized Jack Shaftoe was about a hundred times better. Why follow an inferior puritan natural ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - santhony - LibraryThing
This is Volume I, Book Two of the author’s Baroque Cycle. Book One, Quicksilver followed Daniel Waterhouse, a member of the 17th century English Royal Society, through two story threads that involved ... Read full review