Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: July 2014
Duration: 13 hours 46 minutes
"Every child knows how the story ends. The wicked piratecaptain is flung overboard, caught in the jaws of the monster crocodile whodrags him down to a watery grave. But it was not yet my time to die. It's myfate to be trapped here forever, in a nightmare of childhood fancy, with thatinfernal, eternal boy."
Meet Captain James Benjamin Hookbridge, a witty, educatedRestoration-era privateer cursed to play villain to a pack of malicious littleboys in a pointless war that never ends. But everything changes when StellaParrish, a forbidden grown woman, dreams her way to the Neverland in defianceof Pan's rules. From the glamour of the Fairy Revels to the secret ceremoniesof the First Tribes to the mysterious underwater temple beneath the MermaidLagoon, the magical forces of the Neverland open up for Stella as they neverhave for Hook. And in the pirate captain himself, she begins to see someone farmore complex than the storybook villain.
With Stella's knowledge of folk and fairy tales, she mightbe Hook's last chance for redemption and release if they can break his cursebefore Pan and his warrior boys hunt her down and drag Hook back to their never-endinggame.
Alias Hook is a beautifully and romantically writtenadult fairy tale perfect for fans of Gregory Maguire and Paula Brackston.