Daily Archives: August 13, 2014

From Pickpocket to the Queen’s spy!

maidofsecretsTitle: Maid of Secrets
Author: Jennifer McGowan
Genre: Mystery, Historical Fiction

Who are the characters?
Meg is an accomplished thief who ends up in the court of Queen Elizabeth I as a spy.

Beatrice, Anna, Sophia and Jane are the other four Maids of Honor – the Queen’s secret society of spies and protectors.

3-sentence summary:
It is a time of unrest as Elizabeth takes the English throne. There are people at court who want to see Elizabeth fail and they launch devious plots and disturbances to make sure it happens. Meg must use all of her spying abilities to protect the crown while trusting no one, especially a dashing Spanish courtier.

Should I read this?
If you love spies, strong female characters, and history, this book is for you! Recommended for fans of the Gallagher Girls Series.