Lucy has become a firm fixture in the household of Dr Dee, a real-life figure who was court magician to Queen Elizabeth 1. Lucy, in return for saving the queen’s life, has been told that she is to work as a spy for Her Grace and that she is to remain with the Dee family and await further instruction …And then Lucy hears unexplained cries in the Dee house, and finds a young girl imprisoned there. What is Dr Dee doing? Lucy means to find out. This is a thrilling historical story, full of intrigue and royal plots and counter-plots, from the acclaimed Mary Hooper.
‘A gripping historical romp through the mysteries and intrigues of the Elizabethan Court.’ Publishing News ‘This is a fascinating insight into Tudor life, which transports readers into a intriguing world of magic and the sinister goings on in the royal court.’ (Praise for ‘At the House of the Magician’) Big Issue