Den of Thieves

A Cat Royal Adventure (Volume 3)

Julia Golding

Roaring Brook Press

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TRAITORS, CAPTIVES, AND A PEOPLE'S REVOLUTION
 
The third volume of the CAT ROYAL ADVENTURE series takes readers to Paris on a covert mission.

The Theater Royal is closed for renovations, so Mr. Sheridan commissions Cat to act as his spy in revolutionary Paris. Disguised as a ballerina, Cat joins the revolution, only to find that it is up to her to save her friends when they are captured as traitors. Like the previous two books in the series, The Diamond of Drury Lane and Cat Among the PigeonsDen of Thieves is filled with disguises, danger, drama, and, most of all, the irrepressible Cat Royal.

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London and Paris, 1791 Curtain rises.

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In the theater, there comes a moment when we bid good-bye to a play. The scripts are put back on the shelf, the scenery dismantled, the actors move on to new roles. Yesterday, my life at the Theater Royal, Drury Lane, came to the end of its run.

 

What can I say to you, Reader? For me, everything is over.

 

I admit that I’m scared. I don’t know what I shall do. I wasn’t prepared for such a sudden termination to the life I thought I was going to lead.

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Praise for Den of Thieves

“Cat’s confusion about her attraction to the many young men in her life rings achingly true.” —Kirkus Reviews

“It’s her [Cat] larger-than-life spunkiness that supplies the engine for the fast-paced adventure: she’s at her zenith when telling off some criminal type in defiance of her own safety.” —Horn Book

“Cat suffers more, learns to have faith in herself, and becomes a deeper character as a result.” —School Library Journal

“Series fans will once again be treated to a look at the fiery-tempered redhead, always in trouble, who charms commoners and gentry alike.” —Booklist


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About the Author

Julia Golding

JULIA GOLDING attended Cambridge University then joined the UK Foreign Office and served in Poland. She exchanged diplomacy for academia and got her Ph.D. in the literature of the English Romantic Period at Oxford. She then joined Oxfam as a lobbyist on conflict issues, campaigning at the UN and with governments to lessen the impact of conflict on civilians living in war zones.

Married with three children, she now lives in Oxford.

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Den of Thieves
Julia Golding

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Roaring Brook Press
April 2009
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ISBN: 9781429962247
ISBN10: 1429962240
Middle-Grade Fiction432 pages
Age Range: 10 to 14
Grade Range: 5 to 9
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Roaring Brook Press
April 2009
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ISBN: 9781596434448
ISBN10: 1596434449
Middle-Grade Fiction
5 x 7 inches, 432 pages
Age Range: 10 to 14
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AR Quiz Number: 105990 EN
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