Sovay – Celia Rees

sovay

It’s England, 1783. When the rich and beautiful Sovay isn’t sitting for portraits, she’s donning a man’s cloak and robbing travelers—in broad daylight. But in a time when political allegiances between France and England are strained, a rogue bandit is not the only thing travelers fear. Spies abound, and rumors of sedition can quickly lead to disappearances. So when Sovay lifts the wallet of one of England’s most powerful and dangerous men, it’s not just her own identity she must hide, but that of her father.

I never pick up historical fiction on my own, but I read this and really loved it!  I mean it. Sovay is a strong heroine, there is lots of adventure, romance, and spying.  Set in the time of the French Revolution, danger lurks everywhere.  This was really exciting.   – Jessica, Teen Librarian

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