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Flashback Friday: Assassin

Flashback Friday is a weekly post where I review a book I love but haven’t read recently. I wanted a way to share books I read before starting my book blog. These reviews will not be as detailed as more recently read books fresh on my mind.

What book do you love but haven’t read recently? You can talk about the book or leave a link to your blog post about it in a comment. I look forward to reading where your Flashback takes us.

Title: Assassin
Author: pseudonym Grace Cavendish
Publisher: Delacorte Books
Release Date: September 2004
Pages: 208
Series: Lady Grace Cavendish #1

From MARGARET CAVENDISH, one of Elizabeth I’s Gentlewomen of the Bedchamber, lost her life in a bungled attempt to kill the Queen, her daughter, Lady Grace, became a protégée to the monarch, who takes Grace under her wing. Now Grace, a spunky girl who romps through the gardens with the laundry maids and court tumblers and rolls her eyes at her fellow ladies, chronicles the court intrigues that swirl around her. . . .
It’s the spring of 1569 and 13-year-old Lady Grace, the youngest lady-in-waiting to the Queen, finds herself at a glittering ball choosing amongst three suitors. But the Queen’s generosity turns deadly as threats, dark secrets, and even murder descend on the Tudor court. And it is up to Grace to use her intelligence, stealth, and curious nature to solve the mystery that threatens the very lifeblood of England.

My Thoughts:
This is a really great book series for young teens. I enjoyed it too of course. Grace is fun, brave, independent. I always wonder what she’ll do next. After reading these books I discovered that I love murder mystery books!

I recommend this book to anyone wanting a fun, suspenseful, entertaining, read.

My Ratings:
Sexual Content: none that I can remember
Language: none
Violence: mild- murder mystery

Happy Reading!


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