Author(s): A. S. King
In the late 17th century, teenage pirate Emer Morrisey was slain and cursed to living 100 lives as a dog before returning to a human bodyNwith her memories intact. Now a contemporary American teenager, all she needs to escape is a shovel and a ride to Jamaica.
"Pirates, reincarnation, dogs, teenage angst, a romance that spans the centuries, magic, treasure--all are wrapped up inside a fun Goth cover. . . "--SLJ "An undeniably original book."--Booklist"King weaves an unusual and astounding story from these disparate premises...A remarkable and compelling story for readers seeking something out of the ordinary."--VOYA "An intricate and sometimes very funny story. The character of Saffron is the embodiment of an escapist fantasy." --The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star "Exciting, fascinating, spellbinding. I'd follow Saffron into the briny deep."-Heather Brewer, author of The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod "A non-traditional pirate tale with a dangerously raw, mystical edge and a unique modern twist. Deliciously fresh and starkly unforgettable."-Lisa McMann, New York Times best-selling author of Wake "Sparkling, original, both swashbuckling and contemporary...This gripping adventure is sure to be devoured by both teens and adults."-Lauren Baratz-Logsted, author of Crazy Beautiful
A. S. King is the critically acclaimed author of eight novels for young adults. Her fiction has earned numerous awards, including an LA Times Book Prize and a Printz Honor and over three dozen starred reviews. The New York Times called her "One of the best YA writers working today." She lives in Pennsylvania with her family.