The Princess Plot by Kirsten Boie

The Princess Plot

Written by Kirsten Boie

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A thrilling debut adventure combining the glamour of the world of movies with a sharply drawn political background. Jenna never expects to land the part of the princess when she goes for an audition. But when she does, she finds that her role is not exactly what it seems. Filming in the small and unknown kingdom of Scandia, she discovers that the real princess has gone missing. Has Jenna got a part to play in this? A tightly plotted, nail biting drama unfolds. This debut is already a bestseller in Europe having previously been published in Germany in the author’s native tongue.


The Princess Plot by Kirsten Boie

A movie about a princess is to be made. When auditions take place, Jenna is astounded to be chosen over her much more talented friends. Curiously, even her strict mother gives her immediate permission for Jenna to fly off to begin filming in the small, romantic kingdom of Scandia. But soon Jenna discovers things aren't what they seem. She's the spitting image of the real Princess of Scandia - who's mysteriously gone missing ... An extraordinary coincidence - or is Jenna caught up in some sort of plot? Camera, action - and another sort of shooting begins...

About the Author

Kirsten Boie

Kirsten Boie was born in Hamburg in 1950. She studied German and English literature and wrote a doctoral thesis on a topic in the field of literary research. She worked as a secondary school teacher in Hamburg from 1978 until 1983. When she adopted a child she had to stop teaching and began to write. Her first book "Paule ist ein Glücksgriff" (1985) was very well received and won several awards.

Since then she has published more than 60 books for children and teens that have been translated into many languages. Special mention must be made of her novels for young adults that critically examine social issues and display literary innovation. In addition to the many awards she has won, her complete works have been nominated for the Hans Christian Andersen Award three times (in 1999, 2001 and 2003).
Kirsten Boie lives with her family near Hamburg.

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432 pages
Interest Age: 11-14 years


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Chicken House Ltd

Publication date

2nd March 2009




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