Elizabethan glamour and intrigue abound in this heart-pounding Maids of Hor vel, which Kirkus Reviews called a quick-paced romance that will thrill and engage readers with a penchant for history. Beatrice Kwles is a Maid of Hor, one of Queen Elizabeth's secret protectors, who has proven herself to be a valuable asset in the Queen's court--or so she thinks. It has been three weeks since the Maids thwarted a plot to overthrow the Queen, and Beatrice is preparing to wed her betrothed, Lord Cavanaugh. However, her plans come to a crashing halt as rumors of a brewing Scottish rebellion spread among the court. Beatrice's new assignment is to infiltrate the visiting Scottish delegation using her uncanny ability to manipulate hearts. The mission seems simple eugh, until the Queen sets Beatrice up for failure by pairing her with the worst of the lot--Alasdair MacLeod. But Alasdair could be the key to unlocking the truth about the rebellion...and her heart. Caught in a web of ever-more-twisting lies, Beatrice must rise up among the Maids of Hor and prove what she's kwn all along: in a court filled with deception and danger, love may be the deadliest weapon of all.