Spy for the Queen of Scots by Theresa Breslin
  

Spy for the Queen of Scots

Written by Theresa Breslin
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Spy for the Queen of Scots by Theresa Breslin

As lady-in-waiting to Mary, Queen of Scots, the beautiful Ginette - known as Jenny - is the young queen's closest childhood friend. Growing up in the elegant but ruthless French court, surrounded by enemies and traitors - not least the jealous, manipulative Catherine de Medici, and Mary's own scheming half-brother, James - Jenny has always been fiercely loyal to her mistress. But when she overhears a mysterious whispered plot, closely followed by several unexplained deaths at court, she puts her own life in danger and turns spy for Mary. Jenny quickly realises not a soul at court can be trusted, and when she and Mary return to their Scottish homeland for Mary to claim her throne, they face even greater peril. Desperate to protect her friend from those who would slit her throat to steal her crown, while battling her feelings for the charismatic nobleman Duncan Alexander, Jenny becomes embroiled in a dangerous web of secrets, betrayals and lies.

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A gripping historical thriller from the brilliant Breslin -- Fiona Noble * The Bookseller *

About the Author

Theresa Breslin

Theresa Breslin is the critically acclaimed author of over 30 books for children and young adults whose work has been filmed for television, broadcast on radio, and is read world-wide in many languages. A respected contributor to professional journals, she is passionate about children’s literature and literacy. She travels extensively, doing research for her books and speaking at international conferences and book festivals.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
416 pages

Author

Theresa Breslin
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Author's Website

www.theresabreslin.co.uk/in...

Publisher

Corgi Childrens an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

6th June 2013

ISBN

9780552560757


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