At The House Of The Magician : Not many girls dream of becoming a maid, but for Lucy, anything that will get her out of her father's clutches is a step in the right direction. When Lucy takes a position with the gentry of Queen Elizabeth, she's surrounded by England's wealthiest and most powerful figures - and Lucy's got a weird feeling that her life just has to take a turn for the better. As a servant to Dr. Dee, court magician and consultant to the queen, Lucy is fascinated by the mysterious work of the doctor and his dark associate, Mr. Kelly. She can't resist snooping around, especially if it means catching a glimpse of the queen. But when Lucy's investigation leads her to a terrible discovery, she must get closer than ever to Her Grace in order to convey the secret and save the queen's life - even if this means putting Lucy's own life in grave danger.
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