Pirates, reincarnation, dogs, teenage angst, a romance that spans the centuries, magic, treasure--all are wrapped up inside a fun Goth cover. . . --SLJ An undeniably original book.--Booklist King weaves an unusual and astounding story from these disparate premises...A remarkable and compelling story for readers seeking something out of the ordinary.--VOYA An intricate and sometimes very funny story. The character of Saffron is the embodiment of an escapist fantasy. --The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star Exciting, fascinating, spellbinding. I'd follow Saffron into the briny deep.-Heather Brewer, author of The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod A non-traditional pirate tale with a dangerously raw, mystical edge and a unique modern twist. Deliciously fresh and starkly unforgettable.-Lisa McMann, New York Times best-selling author of Wake Sparkling, original, both swashbuckling and contemporary...This gripping adventure is sure to be devoured by both teens and adults.-Lauren Baratz-Logsted, author of Crazy Beautiful
A. S. King is the critically acclaimed author of eight novels for young adults. Her fiction has earned numerous awards, including an LA Times Book Prize and a Printz Honor and over three dozen starred reviews. The New York Times called her "One of the best YA writers working today." She lives in Pennsylvania with her family.