Thursday, June 23, 2011


Steel by Carrie Vaughn

Summery:After she looses a big bout(fencing match), Jill gets pretty depressed.While on vacation in the Bahamas, she finds part of a rapier.On the tour boat she falls overboard and comes up in the early 17th century on a pirate ship.She becomes a member of the crew and learns that the rapier piece is from a terrible pirate's sword.His name is Blane and the ship's Captain, Marjory Conner, has a score to settle with him.And she thinks that Jill is the piece she needs.What Jill really wants to do is get back home.Though she has learned a lot of fencing origins and made some great friends.

Romance:One kiss, medium description.Blane was once(maybe) in love with Captain Conner.

Language:A**, D*m*, C**p, Ba***rd and H**l.

Violence:Killing, fighting, mention of marooning people, killing a baby, several injuries during battles and having to amputate.Also they saved some slaves from a slave ship.They were in bad condition.

Other:Drinking, brief mention of raping (a warning to be careful really) and some brief mentioning of black magic.

Time Period:Early 1600s.

What I Thought:It was a good tale, very educational and interesting.Good plot and some really good action.Wonderful setting too :)

Rating & Age:4 stars.13 up.


1 comment:

  1. Hmmm... this sounds interesting, I wonder if my library has it... :)


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