This historical story begins when Charlotte Doyle, a prim and proper 12-year-old lady, travels by ship from her school in England back home to her family in Rhode Island. What should have been an uneventful trip becomes anything but that as she finds herself the lone passenger on a ship with a cruel captain and mutinous crew. As she sails towards home Charlotte befriends some of the crew and learns about a sailor's job firsthand...until she is accused of murder! Will Charlotte ever make it home to her family? Read this thrilling tale to find out!
As the only passenger, and the only female, on a transatlantic voyage in 1832, thirteen-year-old Charlotte finds herself caught between a murderous captain and a mutinous crew.