[DWJ] And does anyone recognize this book?

Kyla Mackay-Smith kyla at sccs.swarthmore.edu
Thu Nov 23 11:08:45 EST 2006


On Wed, 22 Nov 2006, Robyn Starkey wrote:

> Is it any good?

I love it. If you like music and singing, and pretty good historical
fiction, it's great.

> Hallie O'Donovan wrote:
>
> >> I've always meant to ask if anyone knew what book this was.  I read
> >> it when I was in middle school and really liked it.  It's about a
> >> young girl who, because of various political intrigues, pretends to
> >> be a boy and lives and sings with the boys of a cathedral choir. She
> >> overhears plotting by perhaps, a bad bishop, about, perhaps
> >> monarchical intrigue.  There is a lot about singing in the choir,
> >> friendships with the boys, and buttons (?), I think.  She is really
> >> somebody important.  There were no other books by this author at my
> >> library.  I seriously doubt that this was enough information to
> >> identify the book, but this list has performed wonders in the past so
> >> I figured it's worth a shot.
> >
> >
> > *A Murder for her Majesty*, by Beth Hilgartner?
> > (http://tinyurl.com/ydvms9 )
> >
> > I think I donated our copy a few years ago, and the title wasn't
> > particularly helpful, so I thought this was going to drive me mad! It
> > was an Amazon order, luckily.  At least it can be eliminated if not
> > the book you're looking for.
> >
> > Hallie

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