by Cora Harrison
Fourteen-year old Kitty is leaving the family farm in Drumshee. As nursemaid to Lady Victoria Fitzgerald’s niece and nephew, Tabitha and Robert, she will sail across the Atlantic to far-off America on the great ship. Kitty loves the new ship’s elegance and splendor and especially handsome young John. She remembers her grandmother’s fears and Kitty has brought her heirloom necklace which has been in her family for thousands of years even though her grandmother warned her that bad luck would come to anyone who took the necklace away from Drumshee. And then disaster strikes, the ship is sinking and Kitty realizes that Tabitha and Robert are missing…
Drumshee Series, Children’s Historical Fiction. Softback. 128 pages.