Queen Elizabeth is furious at the production delays of her new coin. To escape her bad temper, Lady Grace and her fellow Maids of Honour skate down the frozen River Thames to the eagerly anticipated Frost Fair. But a gruesome discovery on the ice–a dead man with coins covering his eyes–interrupts the winter revelry. As the Queen’s Lady Pursuivant, Grace must unravel the mystery. Uncover a dangerous world of counterfeiting and corruption inside the private daybooke of Lady Grace, the queen’s favorite Maid of Honour. All miscreants and ill-thinkers, keep out! The Lady Grace Mysteries come to us from the most privy and secret daybooke of Lady Grace Cavendish, Maid of Honour to her Gracious Majesty, Queen Elizabeth I of that name.
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About Lady Grace Cavendish
LADY GRACE CAVENDISH was a Maid of Honour at the court of Queen Elizabeth. She became a ward of the court after both her parents were tragically killed in the service of the Queen. This daybooke marks her debut in… More about Lady Grace Cavendish
Published by Delacorte Books for Young Readers Apr 23, 2009| 224 Pages| Middle Grade (8-12)| ISBN 9780307536457