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Thursday, January 6, 2011

Prisoners in the Palace

High School Fiction

E/A MacCall, Michaela. Prisoners in the Palace. Chronicle Books, 2010. 364 p. 9780811873000 $16.99

Liza is just 17 when her parents die in a tragic carriage accident, leaving her orphaned, penniless and in debt. Everything changes when she gets a job as a lady's maid for Princess (soon to be Queen) Victoria. Suddenly she's uncovering a plot to keep Victoria off the throne and scheming with a journalist to try and stop the plot.

There is an historical note and the end and a list of recommended readings for additional information.

Sarah Mae Harper, CoLAPL- AC Bilbrew Library

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