An Assassin's Guide To Love And Treason

ISBN-10: 0316327298
ISBN-13: 9780316327299
Author: Boecker, Virginia
Interest Level: 9-12
Publisher: Hachette Book Group

Publication Date: September 2019

Copyright: 2018

Page Count: 384

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Interest Level

Grades 9-12

Reading Level

Lexile: 900L
Accelerated Reader Level: 6.1
Accelerated Reader Points: 15.0

BISAC Subjects

YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Action & Adventure / General *

YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Royalty *

YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Performing Arts / Theater & Musicals *

Description
When Lady Katherine's father is killed for being an illegally practicing Catholic, she discovers treason wasn't the only secret he's been hiding: he was also involved in a murder plot against the reigning Queen Elizabeth I. With nothing left to lose, Katherine disguises herself as a boy and travels to London to fulfill her father's mission, and to take it one step further--kill the queen herself. Katherine's opportunity comes in the form of William Shakespeare's newest play, which is to be performed in front of Her Majesty. But what she doesn't know is that the play is not just a play. It's a plot to root out insurrectionists and destroy the rebellion once and for all. The mastermind behind this ruse is Toby Ellis, a young spy for the queen with secrets of his own. When Toby and Katherine are cast opposite each other as the play's leads, they find themselves inexplicably drawn to one another. But the closer they grow, the more precarious their positions become. And soon they learn that star-crossed love, mistaken identity, and betrayal