I dared not move... I was a bread stealer. A chicken feather villain.
A salted mutton thief. I guiltily recalled the paper, the ink, the
leather pouch I had stolen. And even though I had not intended it so... I
was a stowaway.
Julienne roams the fortress tunnels of
Brest, France, cold, hungry and knowing only one thing about herself–her
name. Soon she must abandon even that remnant of her identity. She
becomes Jules, ship's boy, journeying to Botany Bay and beyond on a
voyage of discovery for the glory of France, led by Commander Laperouse.
sees new and strange things on board the Boussole, but what she would
most like to discover is her own history: who is Julienne Fulbert?