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Prisoners in the Palace - Michaela MacColl

Prisoners in the Palace

Hardcover

Published: 13th October 2010
For Ages: 12+ years old
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London, 1838. Sixteen-year-old Liza's dreams of her society debut are dashed when her parents are killed in an accident. Penniless, she accepts the position of lady's maid to young Princess Victoria and steps unwittingly into the gossipy intrigue of the servant's world below-stairs as well as the trickery above. Is it possible that her changing circumstances may offer Liza the chance to determine her own fate, find true love, and secure the throne for her future queen?

Meticulously based on newly discovered information, this riveting novel is as rich in historical detail as Catherine, Called Birdy, and as sizzling with intrigue as The Luxe.

About the Author

Michaela MacColl studied multi-disciplinary history at Vassar College and Yale University, which turns out to be the perfect degree for writing historical fiction. She lives with her husband, two daughters, and three extremely large cats in Connecticut. This is her first book.

' . . . a whip-smart, spunky protagonist and a worthy heroine to root for. Delightful.' Publishers Weekly

ISBN: 9780811873000
ISBN-10: 0811873005
Audience: Children
For Ages: 12+ years old
For Grades: 7 - 9
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 13th October 2010
Publisher: CHRONICLE BOOKS
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 15.24  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.68
Edition Number: 1