Myklusch, Matt, The Lost Prince (Seaborne, #1). Pgs 400. Lerner Publishing Company, 2017. $9.99. Language: G, Mature Content: G, Violence: PG
As long as he can remember, Dean Seaborne has been a spy for One-Eyed Jack the Pirate King. When he gets on the bad side of Jack, he is given one last chance to redeem himself. In the process of spying on the One-Eye Jack the Pirate King’s greatest enemy, Gentelemen Jim Harper, he finds himself on the island of Zenhala. There, he gets mistaken for the lost prince of the island. In the process of doing the different trials to prove his royal heritage, however, he starts to wonder if he might be the lost prince. Could he be the lost prince? Will he get back on the good side of Jack?
This swashbuckling adventure is full of mythological beasts, action, adventure, and mystery. The plot is fast-paced, well developed, and entertaining. The characters are likable and easily draw the reader into Dean’s world. Fans of pirates, adventure, and mystery will enjoy reading this book.
EL. MS. ADVISABLE. Reviewer: Kira M, Youth Service Librarian, WHI Public Library.