The Stolen One A novel by Suzanne CrowleyHARDBOUNDWhen her adoptive mother dies, Katherine Bab takes the chance she has been waiting for her whole life: she moves from her country village to London, to uncover the secret of who she really is. Before long, Kat has become the favorite of Queen Elizabeth herself, and rumors are swirling-could fiery-haired Kat be the secret daughter of the Virgin Queen. Kat's got plenty of other things to figure out, as well . . . such as how to choose between her childhood love and the two handsome men at court vying for her affections. This smart, sensual novel drips with intrigue, period detail, and drama, and it will resonate with anyone who has ever longed to find his or her place in the world.