Everyone knows the tale of Peter Pan. But, not everyone knows how Peter and Cap’n Hook came to be enemies and why Hook was so mean and cruel. This book tells the story of Hook before Peter took Wendy and her siblings off to Neverland.
Archibald was a young man trying to make ends meet. One night, he was trying to get home in the rain and took entered a tavern near the docks. From then on, his life was never the same. He was kidnapped and made to work for the dreaded Blackbeard. Becoming one of Blackbeard’s trusted mates and his life as “Hook” begins.
This story was so gripping and entertaining with familiar characters and some newer ones. This is not your childhood fairy tale, but a darker, more graphic prequel to the beloved story of Peter. Hook’s history was so intriguing that I did not want to put this book down!
If you love Peter Pan, I HIGHLY recommend you pick up this book. Just be prepared to not do anything else until you’re done reading it.
southwestern Virginia with her husband, son, three cats, and an
undeterminable amount of chickens.