Fellow Connecticut author Katie L. Carroll has a new book coming out this fall, Pirate Island. She's doing a rather impressive reveal of the book's cover over the next two weeks, which I'm taking part in.
Cover Illustration: Susan Tait Porcaro
Publication Date: October 2017
"A thrice cursed island, a legendary pirate treasure, and one not-so-brave boy. What could possibly go wrong?
For centuries, the
whereabouts of Captain William Kidd’s lost pirate treasure has remained a
mystery. When Billy’s best friend, Andy, proposes they look for it on
nearby Pirate Island, Billy thinks it’s just another one of their crazy
adventures. It’s usually Billy who ends up in trouble as a result, but
he goes along for the ride…like always. The more he delves into the life
and death of Kidd, the more he thinks the treasure is real and that it
might be buried on the small island in Long Island Sound. Billy—nope,
call him William—becomes obsessed with the captain of the same first
name. He even believes he’s possessed by Kidd’s restless soul. Now he
and the spirit of a long-dead pirate are leading the crazy adventure on
Pirate Island. And what they find is far bigger than the treasure they
You can also check out the neat teaser below.
Other bloggers taking part in the reveal today:
Juneta at Writer’s Gambit
Joshua David Bellin’s YA Guy