Random House, Inc. When Margaret Cavendish, one of Elizabeth I’s Gentlewomen of the Bedchamber, lost her life in a bungled attempt to kill the Queen, her daughter, Lady Grace, became a protégée to the monarch, who takes her under her wing. Now Grace, a spunky girl who romps through the gardens with the laundry maids and court tumblers and rolls her eyes at her fellow ladies, chronicles the court intrigues that swirl around her. . . .
The Royal Court is on its summer travels and Lady Grace is sure something strange is going on. As Queen Elizabeth narrowly escapes a series of mysterious accidents, Grace must investigate just who might be behind the conspiracy. Could it really be one of the Queen’s faithful friends—or even her latest suitor?
Delve into the daybooke of Lady Grace, Queen Elizabeth’s favorite Maid of Honor, to discover a deadly dangerous plot.
Baker & Taylor After an assassination attempt goes wrong and claims the life of one of her Gentlewomen of the Bedchamber, Queen Elizabeth I decides to give the woman's young daughter, Lady Grace, special treatment in her Royal Court, yet as more mysterious events unfold, Lady Grace becomes fearful for her queen and so decides to look into the strange happenings in order to find out who is involved--and bring them to justice.
Baker & Taylor Maid of Honor Lady Grace Cavendish becomes fearful for her queen, Elizabeth I, when mysterious events begin to unfold and sets out to investigate the strange happenings.