The Last Bookaneers by Matthew Pearl

Did you read The Dante Club by Matthew Pearl? Yes, you should. He writes historical fiction with a million twists – his books are filled with adventure, humour, plot twists and characters with whom you will have a love/hate relationship. Bookaneers are people who steal manuscripts from famous authors to sell on the black market – before copyright laws between Britain and the US. The bookaneers in this book are looking for Louis R Stevenson who is said to be hiding away on an island and writing his final masterpiece.