The Lady Janies are back with another clever spin on history — this time, it’s the story of Mary, Queen of Scots, who was sent to the French court at the age of five and engaged to Francis, the dauphin. Now teenagers, Mary and Francis are best friends. But they both have secrets, Francis doesn’t want to be king, and Mary is a shapeshifter. This is a wonderful tale, full of spells, potions, and plenty of magical realism!— Marilyn
Long live the queen: The authors who brought you the New York Times bestselling My Lady Jane kick off an all-new historical trilogy with the classy, courtly tale of Mary, Queen of Scots.
Welcome to Renaissance France, a place of poison and plots, of beauties and beasts, of mice and . . . queens?
Mary is the queen of Scotland and the jewel of the French court. Except when she's a mouse. Yes, reader, Mary is an E ian (shapeshifter) in a kingdom where Verities rule. It's a secret that could cost her a head--or a tail.
Luckily, Mary has a confidant in her betrothed, Francis. But things at the gilded court take a treacherous turn after the king meets a suspicious end. Thrust onto the throne, Mary and Francis face a viper's nest of conspiracies, traps, and treason. And if Mary's secret is revealed, heads are bound to roll.
With a royally clever sense of humor, Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows continue their campaign to turn history on its head in this YA fantasy that's perfect for fans of A Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue.