By Royal Command by Mary Hooper
(At the House of the Magician)

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In this sequel to At the House of the Magician, Lucy has become a firm fixture in the household of the mysterious Dr. Dee. What the doctor doesn't know is that Lucy is not just a maid-she is also a spy for the Queen. 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.A thrilling historical story, full of plots and intrigue.

About Mary Hooper

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Mary Hooper is a very popular writer for children and young adults. Her brilliant historical novels have a huge fan base, as do her contemporary novels for teenagers. At The Sign of the Sugared Plum was selected as part of the 2010 Booked Up scheme. Mary lives in Henley-on-Thames.
Published October 1, 2011 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens. 240 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Travel, Children's Books. Fiction

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After saving the life of Queen Elizabeth I, Lucy has become a permanent fixture as nursemaid to the two daughter's of Doctor John Dee, magician and alchemist to the court.

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