'There is at least one laugh per page' New York Times
Hilary Westfield is a pirate. She's daring, brave, fearless, and . . . in a rut. Maybe she hasn't found any treasure lately. And maybe she isn't fighting off as many scallywags as she'd like. But does that mean she and her loyal crew deserve to be kicked out of the ranks of the Very Nearly Honourable League of Pirates?
There is only one thing to do - find a daring mission worthy of her fearless reputation. Hilary sets sail on a swashbuckling expedition that may or may not involve a kidnapped Enchantress, bumbling inspectors, a mysterious group called the Mutineers, and - most terrifying of all - a High Society ball.
Caroline Carlson has wanted to write children's books ever since she was old enough to read them. She wrote MAGIC MARKS THE SPOT because it's the sort of book she devoured as a child - full of adventure, magic, humour and heart. Caroline Carlson holds an MFA in writing for children from Vermont College of Fine Arts. She grew up in Massachusetts and now lives with her husband in Pennsylvania amid many stacks of books.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (January 1, 2015)
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