Deadweather and Sunrise (The Chronicles of Egg, Book 1)
A stunning middle-grade debut–full of heart, humor, and nonstopactionIt’s tough to be thirteen, especially when somebody’s trying tokill you.Not that Egg’s life was ever easy, growing up on sweaty,pirate-infested Deadweather Island with no company except anincompetent tutor and a pair of unusually violent siblings who hatehis guts.But when Egg’s father hustles their family off on a mysteriouserrand to fabulously wealthy Sunrise Island, then disappears withthe siblings in a freak accident, Egg finds himself a long-termguest at the mansion of the glamorous Pembroke family and theirbeautiful, sharp-tongued daughter Millicent. Finally, life seemsperfect.Until someone tries to throw him off a cliff.Suddenly, Egg’s running for his life in a bewildering world ofcutthroat pirates, villainous businessmen, and strange Nativelegends. The only people who can help him sort out the mystery ofwhy he’s been marked for death are Millicent and a one-handed,possibly deranged cabin boy.Come along for the ride. You’ll be glad you did.