Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Finney, Patricia.
New York : Delacorte Press, 2004.
IL 3-6, RL 6.2
ISBN 0385901909
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Lady Grace is the youngest and favorite maid in Queen Elizabeth's court.  She meets Francis Drake and Hugh Derby when they arrive at court.  Both men are taken by one of the maids, Lady Sarah.  After she disappears, a letter arrives that says she has eloped with Francis Drake.  Not believing the story, Lady Grace goes undercover on Drake's ship to find out what really is going on.
SUBJECTS:     Kings, queens, rulers, etc. -- Fiction.
                        Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603 -- Fiction.
                        Kidnapping -- Fiction.
                        Drake, Francis, Sir, 1540?-1596 -- Fiction.
                        Diaries -- Fiction.
                        Mystery and detective stories.
                        Historical fiction.
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