“Thirteen-year-old Rachel Sheridan is left an orphan after influenza takes the lives of her missionary parents in British East Africa in 1919. When cruel neighbors take her in, Rachel suspects their intentions may not be honest. Soon, Rachel becomes entangled in a shocking and nefarious plot that takes her away from her beloved East Africa on a lonely and treacherous journey across the ocean. Surrounded by greed and lies, Rachel must rely on her irrepressible spirit and extraordinary wit to weather her incredible adventure. And somewhere along the way, between deception and hope, the truth sets Rachel free and Africa calls her home.” Exerpt from inside of front cover.
Review: I really enjoyed this book. It was exciting, and Rachel is an irrepressible character. I also like other books by this author. ♥♥♥♥
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Written by: Leona G., 11!! yrs.