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K. A. S. Quinn was born and raised in California and studied History and English at Vassar College. For ten years she was the publisher of the Spectator. She has written for The Times, the Telegraph, the Independent and the Wall Street Journal, as well as appearing on Any Questions, A Good Read, Famous Lives and Broadcasting House for the BBC. She lives in London and has two small boys. She still reads children's books in bed, after lights out, with a torch
December 2014 Book of the Month A thrilling grand finale for The Chronicles of Tempus. As ever, the characters of modern day Katie and Victorian James and Princess Alice are the guides through this fast-paced time slip adventure in which jeopardy comes from Lord Belzun and his sinister team. Set at the heart of the Victorians in the family of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and their children and interweaving real characters from the past such as Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole, The Queen Alone brings the period to life and shows it in a fresh light by linking it so strongly to the present. Some of our readers were lucky enough to review the first of the Chronicles of the Tempus Series , The Queen Must Die....here's a taster of what they thought... 'Time travel, conspiracies, gruesome murders and supernatural creatures – this book contains them all!' and 'It was unputdownable. I loved the excitement of the plot, the suspense and the way you really were given a feel of Victorian Britain.' Read more reviews here!
An ordinary girl - extraordinary adventures in time. The thrilling historical adventures of The Queen Must Die, The Queen Alone and The Queen At War are now available as a trilogy for the first time. In twenty-first century New York, peculiar things are happening to Katie Berger-Jones-Burg. One minute, she's at home with her pop-star mother - the next, she's hurtling back through time to Victorian England. Queen Victoria's reign is constantly threatened by political and supernatural plots, and everyone is relying on Katie to save the day. But what will happen when Katie's time runs out?
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