The Diamond of Drury Lane
Publish date: January 2nd 2006
Publisher: Egmont Books (UK)
Pages no: 421
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Middle Grade
Series: Cat Royal (#1)
I didn't get a chance to finish it before I had to return it, but I think it has a happy ending.
I love Julia's book so much so I may reread them. It's been 2 years.
This reminded me a lot of L. A. Meyers Bloody Jack series. Both series have spunky heroines in not so ideal situations. Cat was interesting and relatable and the other characters were engaging as well. The plot was fast moving and the action was intense. I liked it.
Fabulous. It's a hard thing to write historical characters dealing with situations that modern readers find intolerable, but which were (at least largely) acceptable. Golding does a great job with Cat. She's human and of her time, but well suited to be exposed to the broad range of thought during...
First book in the Cat Royal SeriesCatherine "Cat" Royal, aged 12 or 13, is an orphan living in the theater on Drury Lane. Small and petite at only four feet, but with more than enough wit, spirit and brash independence to make up for her small stature. A hidden diamond. A freed slave. Two warring ga...