This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Review Exchange Program, which is open to all authors and is completely free. Simply put, you agree to provide an honest review an author's book in exchange for the author doing the same for you. What sites your reviews are posted on (B&N, Amazon, etc.) and whether you send digital (eBook, PDF, Word, etc.) or hard copies of your books to each other for review is up to you. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email, and be sure to describe your book or include a link to your Readers' Favorite review page or Amazon page.
This author participates in the Readers' Favorite Book Donation Program, which was created to help nonprofit and charitable organizations (schools, libraries, convalescent homes, soldier donation programs, etc.) by providing them with free books and to help authors garner more exposure for their work. This author is willing to donate free copies of their book in exchange for reviews (if circumstances allow) and the knowledge that their book is being read and enjoyed. To begin, click the purple email icon to send this author a private email. Be sure to tell the author who you are, what organization you are with, how many books you need, how they will be used, and the number of reviews, if any, you would be able to provide.
Reviewed by Michelle Stanley for Readers' Favorite
The Curse at Pirate Cove: Nikki Landry Swamp Legends is a children’s adventure by Rita Monette. Nikki Landry wants a new bike to replace her damaged one, but Papa can’t afford to buy a new bike for her eleventh birthday. After learning about the legendary pirate Lafitte, Nikki makes a special birthday wish. She and her friend, Spike, head off to search a haunted pirate ship for treasure. The two find the ship’s log and a metal box containing a map and key, but they ignore an ancient curse placed on anyone who takes the pirates’ loot. They return with friends, but are captured by Lafitte’s ghost, who sails into the past of 1814. Nikki worries if she and her friends will return to the future or will they walk the plank?
I like treasure hunting mysteries and The Curse at Pirate Cove is a delightful story. Nikki is a tomboy who likes exploring and adventures. She isn’t afraid to take risks and can be quite stubborn when she wants to do something. I like the charming description of the bayou. Rita Monette's writing expresses her fond memories growing up in Louisiana. The swamp can be dangerous to persons who aren’t familiar with the territory. Alligators, snakes, and other wildlife live there, but many people don’t mind living on boathouses in the bayou where fishing is a main source of income. Nikki’s family lives in the bayou. The Curse at Pirate Cove is a nice book from the Nikki Landry Swamp Legends.