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 - KateSherrod - LibraryThing
Again, this time around I'm enjoying the audio version, except for this: Prebble, voicing Eliza's dialogue, gives her a farcically throaty, husky voice that drives me right up the wall. since I really don't like this character anyway, that's a problem. But Jack is so good I mostly forgive. Read full review
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