The Queen Must Die

K. A. S. Quinn
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The first book in a riveting trilogy which combines supernatural time travel with historical drama. A young girl stumbles through time to the court of Queen Victoria where she discovers that her destiny has given her a role of cosmic significance.

Why is Katie Berger-Jones-Burg under a sofa in Buckingham Palace? The last thing she can remember is reading in her bedroom, trying to block out the sound of the TV. Now she is in London, at the height of Queen Victoria's reign. Something very strange is going on.

Together with her two new friends - Princess Alice, the younger daughter of Queen Victoria, and James O'Reilly, the son of the royal doctor - Katie must discover why she has been sent back in time. And who are the weird and frightening creatures who seek her out? The key, it seems, lies with the enigmatic Bernardo Duquelle. As the dark forces moving through the royal household begin to take control, Katie and her friends uncover a plot to assassinate the Queen and unearth an even darker mystery.

Author bio:

K.A.S Quinn was born and raised in California and studied History and English at Vassar College. For ten years she was the publisher of the Spectator. She has written for The Times, Telegraph, Independent and Wall Street Journal, as well as appearing on Any Questions, A Good Read, Famous Lives and Broadcasting House for the BBC. She is married to Stephen Quinn, the publishing director of Vogue. They live in London and have two small boys. She still reads children's books in bed, after lights out, with a torch.

Category: Children's fiction
ISBN: 9781848873704
Edition No: 1
Publisher: Atlantic
Imprint: Atlantic Child Trade
Pub Date: May 2010
Page Extent: 304
Format: Paperback
Age: 10 - 12
Subject: Children's fiction
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