Zettel, Sarah. Palace of Spies. 2013. 368 p. HMH Books for Young Readers, $16.99 (978-0-5440-7411-8). Gr.9-12. [jsl]
Orphaned Peggy Fitzroy’s future is uncertain but she knows that marrying the lecherous man her uncle has betrothed her to is not an option. The brave and resourceful Peggy runs from that terrible situation right into a position as a spy in Queen Victoria’s court.