It’s hard to believe that Sophia’s story is finally here! Her tale was particularly interesting to write, as she is the youngest and in many ways the most intriguing of the Queen’s spies. Meg may have been a street rat and Beatrice a desperate liar, but Sophia literally bears the weight of two worlds on her shoulders. The one she sees with her eyes, and the one she sees with her Sight.
Happy Book Birthday, Sophia!
I received several lovely reviews from trade reviewers, which was a delightful surprise — here are the highlights!
“McGowan has created another…authentic, fast-paced page-turner that will appeal to both teen and adult readers. For readers who like their historical romance with a touch of second sight.” (Kirkus Reviews)
“The well-balanced mixture of intrigue, romance, action, and historical setting makes this gripping series entry just as unputdownable as the last.” (School Library Journal)
“Sophia’s engaging narrative adds a measure of sixteenth-century mysticism to the enticing blend of mystery, suspense, and romance that readers enjoy in the Maids of Honor series.” (Booklist)
If you have a chance to read Sophia’s story, I hope you enjoy it, too. 🙂