Katy K, May 10, 2010 (view all comments by Katy K)
The Stolen One is the story of Katherine "Kat" Bab. The identity of her own parents a mystery, Kat was raised by Grace Bab in a quiet country village. Kat, however, is sure that she's destined for greater things, and is determined to resolve the mystery of her parentage.
When Grace dies, Kat takes the opportunity to strike out for London, along with her sister Anna. Once there, Kat has the good fortune to be included in Queen Elizabeth II's court, continuing to ply her embroidery needle while investigating both the truth of her origins and the nature of true love.
Crowley does a great job of immersing the reader in the history of the time, and making Elizabethan England accessible and intriguing. This is truly an engaging and delightful read.
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kbrod227, January 25, 2010 (view all comments by kbrod227)
It was a good well rounded story that left me wanting more and more. Take the time to read each word on each page and it will leave you with a wonderful feeling. Read it and find out for yourself!
Set during the lush Elizabethan period, this smart, sensual novel drips with intrigue, period detail, and drama, as it follows a girl from the English countryside who travels to London to uncover the secret of who she really is.
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