The Body at the Tower

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AuthorMarissa Doyle
ISBN0805082514
In 1837 London, young daughters of viscounts pined for handsome, titled husbands, not careers. And certainly not careers in magic. At least, most of them didn't.

Shy, studious Persephone Leland would far rather devote herself to her secret magic studies than enter society and look for a suitable...
AuthorEsther M. Friesner
ISBN0375856544
Nefertiti was far more than just a pretty face.

Nefertiti may be the dutiful daughter of a commoner, but her inquisitive mind often gets her into situations that are far from ordinary, like receiving secret lessons from a scribe. And she’s the kind of girl who acts first, and apologizes...
AuthorEsther M. Friesner
ISBN0375856579
Ancient Egypt springs to life in this enthralling sequel to "Sphinx's Princess." As she did in "Nobody's Princess" and "Nobody's Prize," author Esther Friesner offers readers a fresh look at an iconic figure, blending historical fiction and mythology in a heady concoction.
"Hunted" . . . Overnight,...
AuthorSarah MacLean
ISBN0545048869
Seventeen year old Lady Alexandra is strong-willed and sharp-tongued; in a house full of older brothers and their friends, she had to learn to hold her own. Not the best makings for an aristocratic lady in Regency London. Yet her mother still dreams of marrying Alex off to someone safe, respectable,...
AuthorMichaela MacColl
ISBN0811873005
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...
AuthorNancy Springer
ISBN0399245170
Enola's name backwards spells "alone," and alone she is, in the world's biggest, darkest, dirtiest city. She is being hunted down by the world's most famous detective - her own brother, Sherlock Holmes. For the sake of freedom she must elude him, but what can she do to ease her loneliness?

When...
AuthorCatherine Gilbert Murdock
ISBN0618959823
After five months of sheer absolute craziness I was going back to being plain old background D.J. In photographs of course I’m always in the background...

But it turns out other folks have big plans for D.J. Like her coach. College scouts. All the town hoops fans. A certain Red Bend High School...
AuthorJ. Anderson Coats
ISBN0547688377
This powerful historical fiction debut, set in medieval Wales, follows Cecily whose family is lured by cheap land and the duty of all Englishman to help keep down the “vicious” Welshmen, and Gwenhwyfar, a Welsh girl who must wait hand and foot on her new English mistress. As issues of prejudice,...
AuthorSarah Mlynowski
ISBN0385736452
Perfect hair, cute clothes, healthy tans--life's a breeze when you're a witch! Even special witchcraft classes Rachel agrees to attend with Miri turn out to be fun. The sisters meet other teen witches just like them--who knew? Everyone's preparing for a magical party called a Samsorta--a debutante...
AuthorNancy Springer
ISBN0399247815
3.5 stars
Audio version - narrated by the incredible Katherine Kellgren!!!

In this, the fifth installment in the Enola Holmes mystery series, Enola must help solve a mystery entangling her dear old landlady, Mrs. Tuppper. And the start of the mystery dates all the way back, some several...
AuthorNancy Springer
ISBN0399247807
I will come right out and admit that I definitely allowed myself to picture a particular Mr. Cumberbatch throughout the Sherlock cameos in this story, which had me laughing quite heartily. I loved the scenes that Sherlock shared with Enola, the sibling relationship was humorous and tense, quite realistic...
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