Maid of Secrets
In this breathtaking start to a series, a secret society of young women make up Elizabeth I’s most trusted royal guard. God Save the Queen—or the Maids will.Orphan Meg Fellowes makes her living picking pockets—until she steals from the wrong nobleman. Instead of rotting in prison like she... show more
In this breathtaking start to a series, a secret society of young women make up Elizabeth I’s most trusted royal guard. God Save the Queen—or the Maids will.Orphan Meg Fellowes makes her living picking pockets—until she steals from the wrong nobleman. Instead of rotting in prison like she expected, she’s whisked away to the court of Queen Elizabeth and pressed into royal service, where she joins four other remarkable girls in the Maids of Honor, the Queen’s secret society of protectors. Meg’s natural abilities as a spy prove useful in this time of unrest. The Spanish Court is visiting, and with them come devious plots and hidden political motives. As threats to the kingdom begin to mount, Meg can’t deny her growing attraction to one of the dashing Spanish courtiers. But it’s hard to trust her heart in a place where royal formalities and masked balls hide the truth: Not everyone is who they appear to be. With danger lurking around every corner, can she stay alive—and protect the crown?
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
Series: Maids of Honor (#1)
Not bad for a teen read. But my problem is, as an adult reader who knows this time period very well and the real historical figures being represented, I just couldn't quite make this work for me. I think it could work for another reader, just not me. I don't want to slam the book--it's pretty fun an...
The Queen fairly screamed. "You failed in that charge and instead took it upon yourself to run about the castle after a Spaniard—and do not think I don’t understand the reasoning behind that little move.” I’d chosen to run off after him, a young, handsome courtier who could possibly have nothing at...
Check out Scott Reads It for reviews, giveaways & more! "When you couldn't trust your own instincts, what could you trust at all?" The thing that allured me into reading Maid Of Secrets was how this book's description reminded me of Grave Mercy! Another thing that tempted me into reque...
Meg, a seventeen year old actress and pickpocket, is forcibly recruited to spy for her queen at the beginning of the reign of Elizabeth I. Along with four other recruits, Meg struggles to come to terms with her new life, new identity, new responsibilities, and first love. This book is intended for...