By Royal Command: Bk. 2

By Royal Command: Bk. 2

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Lucy has become a firm fixture in the household of Dr Dee, a real-life figure who was court magician to Queen Elizabeth 1. Lucy, in return for saving the queen's life, has been told that she is to work as a spy for Her Grace and that she is to remain with the Dee family and await further instruction ...And then Lucy hears unexplained cries in the Dee house, and finds a young girl imprisoned there. What is Dr Dee doing? Lucy means to find out. A thrilling historical story, full of intrigue and royal plots and counter-plots, from the acclaimed Mary Hooper.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 18mm | 158.76g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747588856
  • 9780747588856
  • 414,727

Review quote

'A gripping historical romp through the mysteries and intrigues of the Elizabethan Court.' Publishing News 'This is a fascinating insight into Tudor life, which transports readers into a intriguing world of magic and the sinister goings on in the royal court.' (Praise for "At the House of the Magician") Big Issueshow more

About Mary Hooper

Mary Hooper is a hugely popular writer for children and young adults. Her other books for Bloomsbury include Amy, Holly and the ever popular and award-winning Megan series, as well as hilarious younger fiction, including the revolting KATIE series. Mary's brilliant historical novels: At the Sign of the Sugared Plum, Petals in the Ashes, The Extraordinary Life and Times of Eliza Rose and At the House of the Magician also have a huge fanbase. Mary is very much in demand for her events at literary festivals and schools. She lives in Henley-on-Thames.show more

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417 ratings
3.78 out of 5 stars
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4 38% (159)
3 30% (125)
2 7% (29)
1 1% (3)
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